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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.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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