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How to treat a hemorrhoid

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Drain: See your physician, who can minimize the pain by removing the thrombus.
Dr. Herbert Hoover
51 years experience General Practice
Surgically if painfu: If your thrombosed external hemorrhoid is painful, you should see a surgeon about having it "lanced" for instant relief. This can usually be done in ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: You may be able to avoid irritating the internal hemorrhoids and thus may allow them to be less bothersome, but they may not go away completely. Drin ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
See your Dr.: Multiple minimally invasive treatments are available. Ask your doctor. Chronic hemorrhoids can be associated with other colon conditions like colon ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: You may need to control constipation and see a colorectal surgeon for possible surgical treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Veins: Hemorrhoids are veins at the surface, under the anal-rectal mucosa. These veins are a normal part of the anatomy, but can become enlarged with constip ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Is it internal? External? Itch/burn? Bleeding?Prolapsed (+/- need for manual reduction). If you are eating a well balanced diet (with 25-30 grams o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
20 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fiber: The simple answer is diet and fiber. Try to avoid foods that constipated you. Add a fiber supplement powder to your diet. Don't sit on the toilet for ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Yes: In england this is the preferred method.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 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
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Take care of yourself: Healthy high fibre diet , plenty of fluids , avoid constipation , if needed take stool softeners don't need rx , and local care avoid medications l ... Read More
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