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A 37-year-old female 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
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Thrombosed: 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.
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