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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What are the causes of anal pain and bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having stomach pain in the lower abdomen for the past few days. I am also feeling bloated abdomen along with stomach pain. All day I have been trying to poo and I just did once. When I looked at the toilet paper there was a tiny bit of blood. Also, my anal region hurts. Now, it is it...  Read Full »

Dr. Zakaullah Khan

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It basically seems that you have trouble with digesting your food. I would suggest you do regular exercise and eat more fiber (green vegetable and salads). To help in constipation, you may take more fruits like banana. Do not worry about the little blood you have noticed ...  Read Full »

I am having pain and bleeding on defecation with hemorrhoids. Please suggest medication.

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two weeks, I am having pain and bleeding on defecation. It started with straining on hard stool. I am not constipated. On touching, I can feel two external hemorrhoids and maybe a fissure (not sure). I have increased the fruit intake and I am applying Sunarin cream to not...  Read Full »

Dr. Akanksha Srivastava

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes external piles do not create problems, but due to some reason like constipation and others it causes health issue. Just you should take care of constipation. I am suggesting you some Ayurvedic medicines. You should continue these medicines for at least two ...  Read Full »

What causes blood in stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old. I had a problem with bleeding in stool, so I consulted a doctor and he said it is hemorrhoids. He gave me Sitcom 100 mg for one month. I have taken this medicine and blood is not coming now but I have constipation and I took organic psyllium but did not get any bene...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In case of rectal bleeding, there are two possibilities, one is SRUS (solitary rectal ulcer syndrome), this is an ulcer formation in the rectum due to chronic constipation, this causes bleed. Another one is hemorrhoids. I think you have srus, that can be easily treat...  Read Full »

I have both internal and external hemorrhoids which bleed occasionally. Is surgery necessary?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I have an external and internal hemorrhoid. I guess but I am not sure. I have a lump near my anus and it hurts a lot when I sit and walk. Sometimes it bleeds as well. There were two external hemorrhoids, but one was gone by itself and one remained and it has been ...  Read Full »

Dr. Senduran N

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you attach any video? Here only pictures are available. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do you feel difficulty in passing stools? Any blood after stools? Does the area of lump itches or always seems to be wet? It does not seem to be like a ty...  Read Full »

What causes pain in the anus with blood in stool?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in anus on touching. I also notice blood in stools sometimes. I have attached images. Please check and guide me. Thanks.  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. Based on the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it looks that you have internal hemorrhoids pr piles. I would like to know the following: 1. Since how long are you having these symptoms? 2. Do you suffer from constipation? 3. Is the blood fresh...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for blood in stool followed by slight fever and fatigue?

Query: Hello doctor, I had blood in my stool. I have not seen in the stools but in the toilet bowl. It is bright red in color, seen only for one day and I had a slight fever and fatigue for one day. Four months before the same symptom happened.  Read Full »

Dr. Kiran Anaparthi

Family Physician, HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your condition is moreover a sign of hemorrhoids. Recent hard stools may because of frank blood in the bowl. Fever is due to sudden deranged bowel. It usually recovers quickly.  Read Full »

Is the painful swelling near anus a hemorrhoid?

Query: Hello doctor, I was suffering a lot with pain, discomfort and not concentrating on my studies, a small pimple like structure raised at my anal section. I think it is haemorrhoid. When I am making bowel movement, I was suffering a lot. Please help in solving this issue.  Read Full »

Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your description, it might be haemorrhoid or perianal abscess. If it is in a lower grade, some medical therapy may be proven to ease the pain and inflammation. But a medical consultation would be neccessary to determine that condition. Anyway, you can try a...  Read Full »

I have anal issues, stomach, and muscle pain. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have anal issues, stomach, and muscle pain. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Sultan Zeb Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please explain your symptoms in detail.  Read Full »

Is aloe vera juice good for hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from hemorrhoids. It is not an ongoing case. It just happened due to severe constipation. Apart from medicine, which is¬†better for external hemorrhoids? Is it Aloe vera gel or lemon juice? Is there a good painkiller for such situation? I tried Panadol and it worked fine, b...  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the data you have posted. We need to keep stools soft, which will decrease the pressure and symptoms of hemorrhoids. Our foods should be rich in dietary fiber, as it forms the bulk content of stool and will keep water with it so that the stool wi...  Read Full »

I noticed blood in middle of stool. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, From the last few days and sometimes, not regular, I noticed blood in middle of stool. Reasons I do not know. I am a vegetarian, do not drink coffee or any tea. Since a long time, I am suffering from joints problem. One doctor says it is gout but always my uric acid level is low. But...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaints carefully and got your issues. You have two major complaints, bleeding per rectum and joints pain. I would like to explain it. In case of bleeding per rectum when it comes before defecation indicates hemorrhoids, however, after defecation ind...  Read Full »

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