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How big can hemorrhoids get

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon Egozi
General Surgery 36 years experience
Sitz baths: Sitz baths help. Cortisone cream helps. If symptoms continue you need to be evaluated by your doctor to make sure it is hemorrhoids and not somethin... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Yes: yes it is possible. Have it checked although preferably when it is obvious !
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 33 years experience
See you doctor: Removing hemorrhoids is a surgical procedure. See your doctor/surgeon.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
General Surgery 27 years experience
Tincture of Time: Acute flare ups are typically self-limited. If there is a thrombosed hemorrhoid this too will also go away althought you may end up with a tag of extr... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Painful: There are internal & external hemorrhoids. Internal ones can be banded because there are no skin nerve pain fibers, as compared to external ones. Exte... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: Hemorrhoidal tissue is normal for everyone. U can not remove all of it as it will cause severe structure. Then u can't have a vowel movement. Best thi... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
Majority of: Folks do not need hemorrhoid surgery provided you take care of them with a high fiber diet and plenty of fluids, avoiding caffeine and alcohol and not... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 52 years experience
No: Hemorrhoids are congenital accelerated by constipation and straining at stool
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
Anywhere from: Birth to 70'sand above. Hemorrhoids are normal veins that we are all born with. Irritation of the hemorrhoids can cause flareups at any age. Avoid con... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
Can: Most over the counter hemorrhoid preps are just "band-aids" and usually won't work for long if at all. Patients need to determine the cause of their ... Read More
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