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Does IBS cause hemmoroids?

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Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

IBS does not cause it but if you strain too much then you might get your hemorrhoid worsened.

In brief: No

IBS does not cause it but if you strain too much then you might get your hemorrhoid worsened.
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Dr. Keshab Paudel
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can

Diarrhea or constipation can cause your hemorrhoids to flare up and since either may be a symptom of ibs, then yes.
Hemorrhoids are normal veins, so ibs doesn't cause hemorrhoids but it can cause them to give you symptoms.

In brief: Can

Diarrhea or constipation can cause your hemorrhoids to flare up and since either may be a symptom of ibs, then yes.
Hemorrhoids are normal veins, so ibs doesn't cause hemorrhoids but it can cause them to give you symptoms.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine

In brief: R/O IBS

Yes it can: IBS IS A DX OF EXCLUSION .
INFECTION& IBD is inflammation usually can have fever. DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are fo to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL

In brief: R/O IBS

Yes it can: IBS IS A DX OF EXCLUSION .
INFECTION& IBD is inflammation usually can have fever. DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are fo to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL
Dr. John Feola
Dr. John Feola
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