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difference between hemorrhoid and sentinel pile

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
They are different: External hemorrhoids are due to hemorrhoidal disease , develops as they extend out side , usually 3 at 3 hemorrhoidal site. Sentinel pile is single , ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Montana
50 years experience General Surgery
No: Conservative treatment preferable and surgery only if local treatment fails.
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Occasionly: These may heal with stool softners butt if the persist over 2-3 mo. then surgical intervention is the only choice to get them to head,
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
They are the : Same thing.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Different cell type: Colon polyps are benign or malignant growths of the cells of the inner lining of your GI tract (~20 feet long!), while hemorrhoids are located just in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Subjective: The severity of the hemorrhoids is really your perception of them. Occassional pain and bleeding that only lasts a day or so are mild but symptoms th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hemorrhoids - herpes: A hemorrhoid is an enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of th ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Related: Around the anus. There are some other skin tags-papillomas. But around the anus, hemorrhoidal plexus with full veins can prolapse as "hemorrhoids" i ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Hemorrhoid vs wart: A hemorrhoid is an outpouching of an anal vein, sort of a varicose vein, often caused by pressure such as straining due to constipation. Also common ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
You cannot: Needs a physical exam with a doctor to tell what you may have.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Examination: A hemorrhoid is an enlargement of the veins around the anus. This can be seen at the opening of the anus or may slightly internal to the opening of th ... Read More
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