Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, or also known as piles, are swollen or inflamed veins seen in the rectum or anus. This veins can get inflamed as a result of constipation, straining to pass stools, pregnancy, severe diarrhea, and after giving birth. Internal hemorrhoids develop inside the rectum, and external hemorrhoids develop around the anus.

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Why do I have a bump near my anus?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lump that looks like hemorrhoids in my anus. I have had it for a very long time. Lately, my bowel habits have changed. I am constipated most of the time, although I admit my diet is not ideal. I do not eat many fibery foods, and I eat mostly takeaways and cold drinks. The hemorr...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. The presence of non-bleeding, non-painful hemorrhoids is not a problem at all. Grade 2 hemorrhoids are those which tend to come with stools and tend to go back spontaneously. It does not require treatment except to observe. Constipatio...  Read Full »

How to get rid of external piles?

Query: Hi doctor, I have blood in my stool without pain. I am suffering from external piles. But there is no itching and pain. I am having blood going regularly in my stool for a week.   Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. External hemorrhoid causes bleeding and pain when they get enlarged. It occurs secondary to constipation producing abnormal pressure over the anus causing swelling of piles. The definite therapy is surgery and having lifestyle modification helps to control hemorrhoids. ...  Read Full »

Can hemorrhoids or rectal prolapse cause the anal lining to bulge during defecation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old male with a weight of 55 kilograms and a height of five feet. I suffer from IBS. After going to the toilet, I have pain while defecating and after that, I have a burning sensation in the anus region for a day. Sometimes I have abdominal pain and I think of it as IBS....  Read Full »


Dr. Abdullah Sultan

General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain while defecation and a feeling of bulge occur mostly due to hemorrhoids and sometimes, it occurs in association with a spot of blood on the toilet seat. It is difficult to differentiate hemorrhoid and rectal prolapse. It needs an examination to be done by a sur...  Read Full »

Are these symptoms of burning sensation during urination and pain in the penis due to STDs?

Query: Hello doctor, Does herpes symptom leave a mild, dull pulse pain in the tip of the penis only on the left side? And it only happens like 1 or 2 times a day. And last for only seconds. There are no other symptoms (burning urination, itch, aching, blisters, or anything like that). Or could that just b...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for consulting us. Dull pulse pain on the tip of the penis has nothing to do with the previous herpes virus. And it is a completely normal thing that can happen to anyone. It is not as well due to hemorrhoids as they do not share a common nerve supply. No need t...  Read Full »

Why do I often see bright red blood in my stool and feel tired?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old with a weight of 77 kilograms and a height of six feet. Before 40 days, I saw some blood coming out while passing stools. After that, I saw them for the next two days and then my problem went away. Before a week, I noticed some small amount of blood again in my stool....  Read Full »


Dr. Abdullah Sultan

General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have hemorrhoids that cause blood in stools. Fatigue occurs due to loss of blood causing anemia. I suggest you consult a surgeon for having a physical examination to confirm the diagnosis. I suggest you do CBC (complete blood count) to check your hemoglo...  Read Full »

Can hemorrhoids cause flat stool?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old, and my weight is 108 kilograms. I take fiber supplements, but my stools seem to be flat. I know I have hemorrhoids, but I am concerned about cancers.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all your attached files (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). Your stool corresponds to Bristol stool chart type three, which is seen in patients with constipation. There is no evidence of blood streaking in the stool sample. This type...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have anal pain even after 2.5 months of hemorrhoidectomy?

Query: Hi doctor,I had severe burning pressure and pain in the rectum. I used all creams. On MRI, I was diagnosed with a fistula at 6 o'clock. After doing an examination under anesthesia, my doctor did not found a fistula. But I had second-grade internal hemorrhoids at 3 o'clock, 7 o'clock, and 11 o'clock....  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have some concerns regarding the operation done while you are having burning and pain in the rectum as hemorrhoid surgery is not required in your case. Initially, it should have been explored with a sigmoidoscopy. As you have done surgery, some pain with narrowing...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my left abdominal area?

Query: Hello doctor, My primary issue was blood in the stool. The stools used to be dark or red in color. It was difficult to pass unless I pushed extremely hard due to very dense or heavy stool. I had constipation almost daily for a few months leading up to seeing blood in the stool. Since I was very ...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am very sorry to hear about your condition and your experience in ER (emergency room). There are certain conditions that can explain your symptoms. I sincerely feel that you have not been evaluated thoroughly. You might be having an infection of the gut (colitis), infla...  Read Full »

How to treat hemorrhoids with rectal prolapse?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old. I am a patient of prolapsed internal piles of third-degree from birth. My piles comes out while passing stools and after passing stools, I push them back with my hands inwards. Sometimes I have pain and bleeding. Will rubber band ligation helps for this type? Does any ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attached photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You can have third-degree piles or a prolapsed rectal mucosa. People with chronic constipation can have a rectal wall prolapse. You can differentiate it while examining the mass on ...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation in esophagus with bloody stool. How to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor, Before eleven months, I suffered from pain and mucus in stool. So I consulted a doctor and he told me that it as gas. After two months, I start to have bleeding. Sometimes, I had constipation. Now, I have pain in the stomach, colon, and rectum. Before a month, I had painful diarrhea with...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood in stools can occur from the upper gastrointestinal tract (UGI) or from the lower gastrointestinal tract (LGI). The dark altered blood is from the upper GI bleed and fresh blood is from the lower GI tract. You need to evaluate the various possibilities that cause ...  Read Full »

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