Antiobiotics or Probiotics cause Hemorrhoids?

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


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