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I have painful, bleeding hemorrhoids. Is it okay to exercise?

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In brief: Yes

Probably not biking, rowing, etc supine yoga, pilates, swimming where you are not sitting on the hemorrhoids.
Get seen by general or colorectal surgeon. Be sure there are not other causes colon or rectal cancer, diverticulitis etc.

In brief: Yes

Probably not biking, rowing, etc supine yoga, pilates, swimming where you are not sitting on the hemorrhoids.
Get seen by general or colorectal surgeon. Be sure there are not other causes colon or rectal cancer, diverticulitis etc.
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

Heavy lifting, cycling, and long distance running may worsen hemorrhoidal symptoms though.

In brief: Yes

Heavy lifting, cycling, and long distance running may worsen hemorrhoidal symptoms though.
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