Review: could Turmeric cause Hemorrhoids?


Hemorrhoids is reported only by a few people who take Turmeric. We study 349 people who have side effects while taking Turmeric from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Hemorrhoids. Find out below who they are, when they have Hemorrhoids and more.

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Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Turmeric 373 users)


Hemorrhoids (piles) has been reported by people with pain, nasal congestion, fluid retention, urinary tract infection, heart palpitations (latest reports from 112 Hemorrhoids patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

349 people reported to have side effects when taking Turmeric.
Among them, 1 person (0.29%) has Hemorrhoids

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Turmeric cause Hemorrhoids?

Time on Turmeric when people have Hemorrhoids *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hemorrhoids when taking Turmeric *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hemorrhoids when taking Turmeric *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Hemorrhoids when taking Turmeric **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hemorrhoids **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Menstrual Discomfort (1 person)
  • Healthy Living (1 person)
  • Antiinflammatory Therapy (1 person)
  • Allergic Sinusitis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin E (1 person)
  • Vitamin D (1 person)
  • Fluticasone Propionate (1 person)
  • Coq10 (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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