A 37-year-old member asked:
What do you recommend if i have a hemorrhoid will pushing it in make it go away?
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Colon and Rectal Surgery 41 years experience
Swollen hemorrhoid: There is a difference in prolapsing hemorrhoids and swollen external hemorrhoids. Prolapsing internal hemorrhoids are covered by non-nerve bearing lining and can be banded in the office to prevent further prolapse. External hemorrhoids are covered by nerve bearing lining and are located outside. When they swell and cause pain, they are best treated initially with alternating ice pack and warm tub.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Will my hemorrhoid ever go away?
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General Surgery 30 years experience
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