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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Messere
21 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term?

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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kopelan
24 years experience in 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience in General Surgery
See you doctor: Removing hemorrhoids is a surgical procedure. See your doctor/surgeon.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Most like a varicose vein and yes they can leak. Non opera ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Question?: Not sure about the question, but if you have a painful anal fissure you should to see your primary care doctor, GI doctor or even urgent card md.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
High fiber & fluids: The goal is to avoid straining. This is only one option, but its inexpensive and easy. Just be careful to drink enough fluids, otherwise the fiber can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Your physician : Would help you to distinguish the two.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes : Yes slight pain for few days.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It can actually: Be from either pinworms or hemorrhoids. Your physician should be able to help differentiate these. Take care.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience in General Surgery
Tear of anus.: An anal fissure is a small tear in the lining (mucosa) of the anus. Typical symptoms associated with anal fissures are pain and bleeding. Fissures are ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Could be: Any lump out side anal canal , it could be thrombosed hemorrhoid, if it is at tail bone side it could be sentinel hemorrhoid due to an anal fissure, ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Pain: External hemorrhoids are painful. These are hemorrhoids near nerves and you'll know you have them from pain and irritation. Painless hemorrhoids are ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience in General Surgery
Part of Treatment: Anal fissures are usually related to passing hard constipated stool or other trauma to the anal canal. Keeping your stools soft with fiber (metamucil) ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Not by itself: But it can cause bleeding. And usually, internal hemorrhoids means external ones, too, which can become painful. Anal sex is not recommended if you ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Hemorrhoids: Sometimes it does sometimes not. Work with your Dr.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
26 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Depends: It depends on the cause. For most people, a stool softener (like miralax) is all you need. If its painful, you can use topical hemorrhoid creams to h ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Ok to use Anusol: But just as important is to be sure to be eating a high fiber diet and most importantly drinking 80-100oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Hemorrhoids are swollen tissue at the opening of the anus so i think you can see how the two might be related. Tissue injury --> swelling and pain.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Yes if the fissure is bleeding you don't need stool to make it worse. There can be small droplets of blood in the toilet water. I would see a gastroe ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: External hemorrhoids usually hurt and occassionally bleed, internal hemorrhoids usually bleed without pain unless they prolapse to the outside. Prolap ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Not all anal bleedings are due to hemorrhoids. There are so many other reasons like fissure, diverticulosis, ischemic colitis, avmalformation, crohn's ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience in Urogynecology
Rectal prolapse: Is where the entire rectum protrudes through the anus, hemmoroids will just be individual bulges of dilated blood vessels. If there are multiple hemmo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hemorrhoids: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towelettes can be used to dab the ... Read More
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