Do hemorrhoids cause IBS?

Answer There is a link between IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, and hemorrhoids; however, IBS is not caused by hemorrhoids. Quite the opposite! The straining associated with the constipation of IBS can c... Read More »

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Can a colonoscopy cause hemorrhoids?

A colonoscopy is sometimes used to diagnose hemorrhoids and check for underlying problems, but it does not cause hemorrhoids. According to the Mayo Clinic, hemorrhoids are caused by chronic diarrhe... Read More »

Can Prevacid cause hemorrhoids?

On One Hand: Prevacid Does Not Directly Cause HemorrhoidsTaking Prevacid (lansoprazole) does not directly lead to hemorrhoids. However, it may cause side effects affecting bowel movements, includin... Read More »

Does sciatica cause hemorrhoids?

Sciatica is a painful condition in which a nerve root becomes compressed in the lower spine, most often because of a herniated disk. Sciatica does not cause hemorrhoids, a type of varicose vein. Co... Read More »

Why are hemorrhoids called hemorrhoids and not asteroids?

Because asteroids only has one s (as-teroids) and hemorrhoids is closer to like the hemisphere type of thing, get it?