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A 40-year-old female asked:

I had a hemrrhoid drained just yesterday and today it seems to have come back. is this normal? does it happen often? what should i do?

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Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not uncommon.: Should not need drained frequently. Your doc probably gave you good advice. Keep your stools soft, use the sitz baths if recommended and do not strain. Do not permit yourself to be come constipated. If this is painful today call your doc.
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