Patient: Can Amoxicillin (antiobiotics) or Probiotics cause hemorrhoids?
Symptoms: There is a blue-purple painless bump near the anus.
Doctor: Thank you for your question. The consumption of antibiotic medication or probiotic supplements are not associated with t he development of hemorrhoids. However, these medications may lead to constipation in some patients. Prolonged constipation and hard stool can lead to the development of hemorrhoids.Thank you for consulting AskTheDoctor.com