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A 36-year-old male asked:

external hemorrhoid burst this morning. how best to heal it and keep them from returning. upping my fiber, fruit, water, veggies, more activity too.

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Dr. Imran Saeed
Colon and Rectal Surgery 19 years experience
Thrombosed hemorrhoi: Sounds like u had a thrombosed hemorrhoid which burst open and releasesdthe clot. I would recommend soaking your bottom in warm water every day (×2) till it resolves. They may come back and i agree with everything you r doing. If you see a big clot still attached to it and its not going away, i would recommend seeing a surgeon to remove it. No need to put any ointment.

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Last updated Aug 17, 2016

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