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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
Forever : Once u have the hemrrhoids they do not go away. Ur symptoms can be controlled by avoiding constipation and bulking up stool ( high fiber diet and lots ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Inflamed, Thrombosed or clotted hemorrhoids will go down over time. Most hemorrhoids once present will not go away unless surgically removed.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Yes itchy: External hemorrhoids are itchy and painful because the nerves to the anis are involved. Do sitz baths after every bowel movement. Use a stool soften ... Read More
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Dr. Irina Kovatch
14 years experience General Surgery
Yes, 2 weeks or more: Yes, external hemorrhoids are usually itchy, but the skin there is very thin and they may bleed. After non-operative management is started (drinking 6 ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Rarely: If the hemorrhoids are secreting fluid and/or it is hard to maintain proper hygiene then yes, hemorrhoids could contribute to irritation and itch to t ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Thrombosed : Hemorrhoid, see proctologist
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Anal irritation: Anal itching is often caused or made worse by too vigorous wiping. After a bowel movement, wipe a couple of times with toilet paper and then finish cl ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoids: Problem may be related to types of food which may cause burning and/or the fact that the hemorrhoids are internal . See your doctor.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Haemorroids: I would try an anesthetic cream that you can buy over the counter
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
None: What you describe is an external thromboses hemorrhoid, unfortunately medicine does not help absorb the blood clot, but it usually resolves on it's ow ... Read More
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