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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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 Omar Sultan

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 »

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 Omar Sultan

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 »

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