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How can I stop bleeding hemorrhoids?

Get Right Diagnosis. Not all rectal bleeding is hemorrhoids! most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that may become more distended or protrude after straining or having a bowel movement. If torn with a bm or anal sex, they can bleed. But so can ulcerative colitis, crohns, benign tumors (polyps), or even cancer! you need to see a GI doc or colorectal surgeon for the right diagnosis. Read more...

What to do dir bleeding hemorrhoids?

Cream, pads. There are many over the counter treatments for hemorrhoids. You can try Tucks (witch hazel) pads and preparation H. Also cool compresses and warm water soaks may be helpful. If these are not relieving your pain then see a doctor for stronger prescription medications. Read more...
See your doctor. A General Surgeon could clip/cut off hemorrhoids and perform a colonoscope to look for other issues. Please see your doctor for a referral to a surgeon. Good luck. Read more...

What are your thoughts? Could you be in pain if you have bleeding hemorrhoids?

Not necessarily. Can bleed from hemorrhoids without any pain or symptoms. See a doctor for an examination to be sure that bleeding is from only hemorrhoids & not anything else. Read more...

I have very large and bleeding hemorrhoids since my 3rd child was born. Is surgery my only option?

Hemorrhoids. There are several treatment options for hemorrhoids. You can use topical medications to help shrink them down. You can try rubber bands, sclerotherapy, or infrared coagulation. A hemorrhoidopexy can staple the hemorrhoids on the inside and make them go away. Usually surgical excision is reserved for extreme cases. Best to see a surgeon for further evaluation. Read more...
See below. Some hemorrhoids can be treated with compounds such as preparation-h. If the hemorrhoids become lotted (very firm) surgery may be the only option. Talk to your surgeon about possible options for you. Read more...