A 34-year-old female asked:
I think my external hemorrhoid ruptured. it looks black and blood consistently coming out. looks like open wound. how long before its stops bleeding?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 23 years experience
Few days: Sound like you had a thrombosed external hemorrhoid. Once ruptured the pain should have felt better. Bleeding should stop within a few days but i would see a physician to give better advice and follow this up.
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General Surgery 33 years experience
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Last updated Jun 25, 2017
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