A member asked:

Have three thrombosed hemorrhoids for five days. was given diltiazem 30mg cream and am soaking three times a day in epsom salt, made lifestyle changes, what else can i do? no improvement yet. i'm 28 weeks pregnant. will this get better?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

If you're experiencing severe persistent rectal pain unrelieved by sitz baths and the cream, the clots may have to be excised from the hemorrhoids. A colorectal surgeon or proctologist should evaluate the situation and confer with your obstetrician to discuss treatment options.

Answered Jan 4, 2021

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