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Thrombosed Hemorrhoid – External Hemorrhoids

External hemorrhoids are swollen and distended blood vessels around the outside of the anus. You can see and feel it. A thrombosed hemorrhoid occurs when a blood clot forms within the external hemorrhoid causing an extremely painful condition called thrombosis. It is blue or purple in color and at times may bleed.

Does Dehydration Cause Constipation?

According to a study by NestlĂ© Water Institute on dehydration, and constipation, the most important factors known to promote constipation are reduced physical activity and inadequate dietary intake of fiber, carbohydrates and fluids. Fluid losses induced by diarrhea can alter water balance and promote constipation. The study also found when children increase their water consumption […]