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A 32-year-old female asked:

I am 37 weeks pregnant and have a severely painful hemorrhoid which i have been treating with anusol for 4 days. if i go to the er will they be able to help as i am scheduled to be induced in 11 days?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Call your doctor : Please call your obstetrician who can help you. If they or their covering physician are not available, you can go to the ER but if you can wait for your doctor that would be better.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Hemorrhoid inPregnan: I understand your distress. You deserve Relief from “severely painful hemorrhoid” Please see a Surgeon in his office for Diagnosis including Visual inspection, Digital examination; if needed Proctoscopy or Sigmoidoscopy. Based upon Diagnosis, Treatment will be provided. Discuss • your 37 weeks pregnancy; • Procedures in the office and in hospital • Collaboration with your Ob/Gyn

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