A 23-year-old female asked:
can i pop my hemorrhoids w/pin. try everything but didn't work.bath sit,cream doc. prescription medicine & more.it get worse itchy rash bottom swollen?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Colorectal surgeon: Hi, you might have a Thrombosed Hemorrhoid and you need to be evaluated by a surgeon for anascopy and treatment.
Colon and Rectal Surgery 22 years experience
Please don't: This is not the sort of thing to pop with a pin. It will not resolve the problem, and could in fact make it worse. Agree with others who have said you should be evaluated by a doctor.
Also, this may not be hemorrhoids at all. Often itchy, swollen bottom is more a skin irritation than a hemorrhoid problem. Avoid wet wipes, creams, soaps, lotions. Don't wipe aggressively. Give it a chance to heal.
Last updated Aug 14, 2016
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