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Thromboses hemorrhoid... I was told by a doc on this site that i might have this, first off what exactly is it, second what are the treatments?

Thromboses hemorrhoid... I was told by a doc on this site that i might have this, first off what exactly is it, second what are the treatments?

Hemorrhoid: A thrombosed hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that has a clot in it. It is usually felt as a painful swollen lump around the anus. Treatments can be sitz baths with warm water with several cups of epsom salts added twice daily. Topical creams such as anusol are also helpful. Sometimes if they are extremely painful, they may need to have the clot surgically removed. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more


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Are there any alternative treatments to suppositories for hemorrhoids?

Are there any alternative treatments to suppositories for hemorrhoids?

Yes, for sure: If they are mild to moderate there are otc creams - ask a good pharmacist for recommendations. If severe, see your doctor for advice and in extreme cases some do minor surgery if necessary. Hope your are mild. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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Thrombosed hemorrhoid, will these go away on their own, a few docs on here have told me some treatments but they don't seem to get smaller?

Thrombosed hemorrhoid, will these go away on their own, a few docs on here have told me some treatments but they don't seem to get smaller?

May need lancing: Hemorrhoids are a common problem, which result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus causing the veins to swell. If the hemorrhoid clots, also known as thrombosis, there can be significant pain. Immediate treatment is directed at getting the clot to resolve with moist heat or may require opening it, to evacuate the clot. Long-term, the goal is treat the underlying cause of hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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M58, Does external painless thrombosed hemorrhoid need any treatment? or its heal on its own? thanks

No need: They usually heal on their own. Please make sure that is what this is and not a tumor. Www.Drlugo.Com ...Read more

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What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids? what other treatment will hasten recovery?

What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids?  what other treatment will hasten recovery?

Excision or drainage: The only surgical procedure for thrombosed external hemorrhoid is to open the skin and drain it usually under local anesthesia in an office setting or to excise the entire hemorrhoid and clot and this also can be done under local. Banding and similar procedures are done for INTERNAL hemorrhoids. Important to know thrombosis will resolve without procedure with hot sitz bath and time. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a thrombosis hemorrhoid?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a thrombosis hemorrhoid?

Thrombosis: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. A thrombosed hemorrhoid contains a clot which causes redness ; ^ pain. ...Read more

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Hi doc, I am suffering from bad hemorrhoids. Some doctors advices me to go through the operation, but I prefer not, what are the alternative non-invasive treatment?

Hemorrhoid Options: Edward: There are many different types of non-invasive internal hemorrhoid treatments availalbe which you should discuss with your proctologist that may vary depending on your diagnosis: (1) sclerotherapy, (2) hemorrhoid banding, and (3) infrared coagulation (IRC). The treatment will depend on the severity or grade of your hemorrhoids. Internal Hemorrhoids are graded from I to IV. Best of Luck! ...Read more