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Flat Stools. Hemmoroids?
I had a colonoscopy last year and everything turned out fine. Was told i had severe Diverticulitis.

I had my gall bladder removed and, if I don't constanty eat fiber, then my bowel movements are usually an adventure.

I've always had hemmoroids problems. Occasional bleeding, etc..

I usually just deal with it, etc.. The last few days I've had a pretty bad hemorrhoid attack, some bleeding, burning, stinging when I have a bowel movement and my stools have been flat (is that normal with a bad hemmoroid attack).

My stools are only flat when I have a bad attack. Usually they are normal.

Is there anything I can do, naturally do relieve this?

I know i should change my diet, etc..

But this is just getting old.

My G.I. told me last year to come back in 7 years to get another colonoscopy.

I'm just curious if anyone else goes through this same thing.



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If the hemorrhoids swell they can cause flat stool.  But I'm surprised your doctor hasn't removed them since they are so bad.  It's easily done. There is Prep H to shrink them and Cortizone 10 cream to aid in healing, soreness and itching.  Keeping plain ole vaseline on the area helps a lot also.  If your stool is flat only during this time, I wouldn't worry, but if the bleeding increases and flat stools become more frequent, I'd go back to your GI.  Hope this helps.
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