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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
I had a huge hemorrhoid drained yesterday morning. It's still bleeding and I'm kind of nervous to go to the bathroom. Should I suck it up and go?
No straining: you had hemorrhoid treated yesterday. You are concerned about going to the bathroom for bleeding. This is a natural concern. However you want to avoid straining so that the hemorrhoids don't continue. Keep your stool softened by using a stool softener and avoid staring on the toilet ...Read more
Just had my thrombosed hemorrhoid drained 8 hrs ago and was not prescribed any pain killer or given any advice on how to relieve the pain. Any suggestions on how to tough it out until my apt tomorrow afternoon when they change out the dressings?
After surgery to drain a perianal abscess I developed a big external/internal hemorrhoid, what should I do besides the suppositories and site bath?
Ask your doctor: Would like to help, but this question isn't appropriate for an online forum. The doctor or clinic treating you is the one to ask. ...Read more
The ER told me hemorrhoids but needed a surgeon. I thought was abcess and turns out it was it just popped and has been draining pus for hrs. Do i need to go back to er. Have had a slight fever today.
Avoid straining: If you have a small hemorrhoid, avoid straining to have a bowel movement (bm). Straining increases the 'venous pressure' of hemorrhoidal veins and may cause the hemorrhoid to 'grow'. Also avoid constipation: increase fluids, fiber and consider citrucel or metamucil. Also consider an over-the-counter stool softner (colace or generic). If any pain you can use prep-h or similiar. Hope u get better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to >. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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