Vero Beach, FL
A 23-year-old male asked:
External hemorrhoids after the swelling goes down do i push it back in? do i leave it. i eat a lot of fiber and workout. i do try to push out my stool
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 43 years experience
It stay out: external hemorrhoid stay out, you do not have to push it back. You need to avoid straining and long sitting in the toilet ,you can sit in the bath tub filled with warm water,if still bother you see a surgeon
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Last updated Jul 23, 2015
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