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Dr. Jan frederik Kirsten
Specializes in General Practice
Consult your Doctor : Your Doctor would be able to confirm the diagnoses and suggest the correct treatment.
Dr. Schalk Burger
Specializes in General Practice
For starters...: I agree that you should see your doctor but if you can get there now you can try a salt water sitting bath. The concentrated water will shrink the hem ... Read More
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Dr. Johannes hendrik Snyman
Specializes in Breast Surgery
Perianal haematoma: A perianal lump present for a week in a young man like you may be a perianal haematoma. You should consult your doctor. He will make the correct diagn ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Thrombosed: Hemorrhoid? I agree with going to ER.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. You may also wish to be ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Messere
22 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term?
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kopelan
25 years experience General Surgery
Perianal mass: That would be an unusual color for a hemorrhoid. While hemorrhoids are a common diagnosis, there are other conditions which could be confused for a h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Robertson
36 years experience General Surgery
High Residue!: Hydrocortisone suppositories or cream is helpful for acute flare-ups, but more important is a high residue diet & fiber supplements to avoid constipat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No, please don't !: This could lead to injury or infection. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are very common. They occur from a stasis of blood flow in the blood vessels that go to our lower intestines. As you get older you are l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
29 years experience General Surgery
Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help there are dietary, beha ... Read More
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