I am current working at a small start-up as an IT Support. The current policy is that you can work from home as long as you have legit reasons. Then usually most of the team managers won't mind.
Recently I am experiencing a pain with my bowel movements and was diagnosed with hemorrhoids (an inflamed vein around my anus). The main problem it caused is that sitting on the chair for 8 hours is very painful. (Getting up every 2-3 hours won't help much.)
However, this can be solved if I work from home since I can find a comfortable position while working.
I am going to talk to my manager for a work from home permission. I am afraid that mentioning my actual health condition will leave office gossip and make my work life harder.
So is there a way to communicate to my manager to show that I have an actual health condition that I prefer working from home but without mentioning it?