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What is a hemmroid

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 24 years experience
Increased pressure. : This is caused by increased intra-abdominal pressure ( from constipation, straining, lifting, pregnancy etc.). Treatment is high fiber diet, lots of w... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Many: Topical agents for external hemorrhoids, suppositories for internal hemorrhoids, or surgery/banding if not successful.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Depends: Depends on the severity and whether they are thrombosed (clotted). Mild hemorrhoids can be treated with topical creams containing vasoconsticting med... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Protrusion from anus: An external hemorrhoid will present as a purplish protrusion from the anus. It may be very painful. It can be the size of one's tumb or smaller. Us... Read More
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Depends: External hemorrhoids are swollen tissue around the anus pink or red and soft but tender to touch. If it thomboses or clots, pain is increased and it w... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Depends: Depends on the location and the grade. Can range from painless bleeding to bleedingless pain and everything in between. You can have a protrusio... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Hemorrhoids: ... are treated using a variety of medical and surgical methods, depending on what symptoms your hemorrhoids are causing. Generally, hemorrhoids are e... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Anal Fissure: Fissure means tear or split. A hemorrhoid is a swelling blood clot in a rectal vein.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Hemmorrhoids: Decreasing the solidity of stools can help for prevention, as large solid stools can cause a pressure in the anal area and hemorrhoids to arise.(incre... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are simply varicose veins occurring at rectum. Can with minimal trauma become inflamed. Generally benefitted by keeping stools soft. Fiber... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes.They are: Obviously troublesome for you.One removes/treats hemorrhoids if they are a bother.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Messere
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term?

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