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difference between hemorrhoids and herpes

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Infection vs veins: Hemorrhoids are dilated veins at the anus. Sort of analogous to varicose veins. Anal herpes would be an infection with a form of herpes virus.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
ANAL HEMORRHOID?: CHECK BACK WITH YOUR PCP. IT DOES NOT SOUND LIKE HERPES. BEST LUCK.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. What is the question?
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Examination: This can be a number of differnt issues ranging from infection , abscess, skin tags or std. I recommned a full pelic and rectal exmation, safe sex, i ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Elliot Lach
39 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Anal bumps: Tiny white bumps around the anus are likely warts, herpetic lesions, or molluscum contagiosum. There are other possibilities also. Hemorrhoids are g ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience in 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
You cannot: Needs a physical exam with a doctor to tell what you may have.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in 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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