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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I have constipation with pain on passing stools and knot inside the butt. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female with a possible hemorrhoid. For the past week and a half, I have been having pain when I pass stool or sit down. I noticed blood after wiping for a few days, and today I went to the store and bought a suppository that was recommended to me to try. I put it i...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would help you for sure. I have gone through the description you provided, and yes, you do have hemorrhoids. Your symptoms and finding are suggestive of the same. Hemorrhoids or piles are dilated and engorged veins in the rectal and ana...  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 »

Can spicy food cause hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I am 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weigh 255 pounds. When I eat spicy food, I poop blood. Sometimes when I have constipation as well, I poop a little bit of blood. I am really scared that I have colon cancer. I do have diarrhea often. I do not have a family hist...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your information and test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So, in view of that, there are a couple of things that I can opine upon: I want to clarify if your body weight is in kg or pounds. Your accompanying information stat...  Read Full »

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

Query: I was having severe burning pressure and pain in rectum. I used all creams for that. Through MRI i was diagnosed with fistula at 6 o'clock. After Examination under anaesthesia Surgon didn't found fistula. But there was 2nd grade internal hemroids at 3 7 and 11 o clock. So he did hemorriodectomy. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. Well I have some concern regarding the need of that operation when you had burning and pain in the rectum. Because hemorrhoids and hemorrhoids surgery is not a explanation to this problem of yours. It initially should have been explored preferably with a sigmoi...  Read Full »

How can I identify that I have hemorrhoids?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel difficult to sit for long periods and small pain started. How to identify piles (hemorrhoids)? I had this same issue one month before also. Please help. I am currently on Clotrimazole.  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from feeling of difficulty to sit for long periods and starting of pain. According to the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity), that is provided here you are suffering ...  Read Full »

How to manage symptoms of piles?

Query: Hi Doctor, My mother is having piles problem, she is bleeding during bowel movements having pain. The problem is, bleeding every time trying to pee, painful bowel movement. Its happening past 3 days. Pain is only when going for bowel movements. Stool is normal, Not hard. She Had the history of same ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. Well you can give her Cap Tranxemic acid 1 gm twice daily for 3 days and see if bleeding stops. I wonder is she only have hemorrhoids issues? since the hemorrhoids cause only painless bleeding, however, it is anal fissure which is breach in the lining of the ...  Read Full »

Why do I pass more blood in stools though I take fiber foods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had two tags on my anus for the past one year. I also have a history of constipation. Yesterday, I saw blood in stool and that was not normal blood which comes when I have constipation. There was a lot of blood. Today I went to the bathroom two times and again I saw blood in st...  Read Full »

Dr. Kumar Sonal

General Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would need some more details to confirm. How has your lifestyle been over the past 1 year? Any change in the severity of constipation? And what is your age? Do you exercise regularly? Without an examination, it is not possible to say for sure, but the chance of it...  Read Full »

How to improve hemoglobin?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from bleeding hemorrhoids. My hemoglobin is very low at 5.6. I feel very weak and severe headache for two days. What to do? Please advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: Hemoglobin of 5.6 g% is really low. With this amount of hemoglobin, we put you into the group of severe anemia. Due to low oxygenation, you could be having severe headaches. Painkiller like Ibuprofen or Paracetamol can ...  Read Full »

Why is blood coming out while passing stools?

Query: 48, M, 5.3, 62KG, from past 24 hours blood coming out 5 times before motion.No pain or No stomachace, while outgoing blood.  Read Full »

Dr. Saumya Mittal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, welcome to our site. Read your query. That is a very significant question and i appreciate your problem. I will try my best to answer your query Passage of blood in stools could mean a couple of things. However since i dont have a complete history, I can just give you general guidelines of...  Read Full »

How to manage inflammation in the groin area and constipation?

Query: I have an inflammation in my groin area. It becomes very hot and sweaty especially in my anus that makes me think i need to defecate but mostly i don't. At work i can't sit or have a meeting for a long time without feeling uncomfortable and needing to go to toilet which is false alarm most of the ti...  Read Full »

Dr. Seena Shylanathan

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello dear, According to your symptoms, I think you are suffering from hemorrhoids. You should take care of your diet primarily, eat more leafy vegetables, cut out non-vegetarian and spicy and oily foods. Drink plenty of water. Quit smoking. You can use the hemorrhoidal creams. You should sit in war...  Read Full »

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