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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Get Right Diagnosis: Most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of anus) are soft, squishy tissue that stretch after straining/having a bm: no pain. If a hemorrhoid becomes firm, ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Hard to say: What some people call an external hemorrhoid is actually a skin tag. When a hemorrhoid (vein in the rectum) becomes distended, it can distend externa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Depends on size number and exact location but in general you may have some initial rectal pressure for a few hours, some very mild discomfort for a fe ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Hemmproids: There a a few causes of hemmiroids. They include straining from chronic constipation, child birth, etc. Usually treated conservatively with steroid cr ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Won't heal: The creams and treatments are usually symptomatic and don't "cure" internal hemorrhoids. Even with surgical removal or banding, they will most likely ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Thrombosed?: Usually hemorrhoids are soft, but when they clot, or thrombose, they become painful and hard. Since I am not sure what you mean by a "bump", if it do ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or ge ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends how bad ?: Procedure related hemorrhoidal problem usually will resolve in few days to a week . Eat high fibre diet , take stool softeners , and plenty of fluid ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
How'd you get them?: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activ ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Hemorrhoids: Conservative treatment measures are usually sufficient for most patients with hemorrhoids causing bleeding, itching, irritation, or thrombosis (clot f ... Read More

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