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A 32-year-old female asked:

I think i have a hemorrhoid as i have a lump at my anus, v.sore,has a black spot.after a bowel movement it started to bleed.is this a sign of healing?

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Dr. Gerardo Garcia
General Surgery 34 years experience
Hemorrhoid: You are describing a thromboses external hemorrhoid. If the lump is small you could do warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days, apply hemorrhoid cream after each bath, avoid constipation, eat more fiber, drink 8 glasses of water. If the bleeding persist go to the ER or walk in clinic to be evaluated.
Last updated Jun 30, 2015

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