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A 35-year-old male asked:

I had a hemorrhoidectomy.i had an external hemorrhoid that was thrombused that would go down completely and blow back up on a bm.feeling down there today, feels like it's still there.smaller but there.does this seem normal?dr isn't good communicator?

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Dr. Stanley Alexander
Rheumatology 63 years experience
Hemorroid is like a varicose vein in the leg. They get latger with being up on feet or straining, but don't go away. If it bleeds, get your butt up in the air and use an ice pack. A thrombosis is a blood clot. It doesn't change size quickly,but can be (or was) surgically removed. Your description sounds like normal fluccuations.
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