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Draining Thrombosed Hemorrhoid
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?
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
Puss coming out of a thrombosis hemorrhoid, should I seek medical attention? Is there a home remedy I could try to help heal this?
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
Thrombosis hemorrhoid burst after a bath the other day and bled a lot. Now it is putting out puss and is very sore. What to do and how serious is it?
Continue sitz bath.: Sit in warm tub, plain warm water at least four times a day. If problem continue after few days check with your MD ...Read more
It can, but painful.: The key in a thrombosed hemorrhoid is the pain, and the reason to treat is basically to relieve it. ...Read more
Not likely: If you are worried, make an appointment for a doctor to check it out. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Strangled hemorrhoids are internal hemorrhoids that have dropped so much they are stuck outside the anus and can't be pushed back to inside the anus. Thrombosed hemorrhoids are the result of a rupture of an external hemorrhoid vessel causing bleeding under the skin and a purple bump on the skin on the outside of the anus. Both are painful and treated with surgery. ...Read more
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I think I have a thrombosed hemorrhoid. How can I relieve the pain associated with it? How can I help it resolve to avoid surgery?
Can you pop a hemorrhoid? I'm asking this because I have a thrombosed hemorrhoid that makes it to painful to move so I can't even go to the doctors
Possibly: Warm sitz baths, sitting in a warm tub for 20 minutes, two or three times a day may be helpful. Over-the-counter medications may be helpful such as stool softeners, otc creams or suppositories. If this doesn't help see your doctor for rx creams or suppositories, injections to scar the hemorrhoid, banding to shrivel it up, or surgery. ...Read more
Yes: With some time and tlc, it will get better. Avoid trauma to the area by keeping your stools soft with fiber supplements. Use warm tub baths or sitz baths 2-3 times a day and try a medicated pain-relieving cream if you need to. It should get better over 5-7 days. If the pain persists, or if the swelling doesn't go away, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Avoid constipation: Constipation and pushing hard to have a bowel movement can cause hemorrhoids. Avoid constipation by increasing fiber in your diet or adding a fiber supplement. A stool softener can also help. Once you stop pushing hard the hemorrhoid sometimes shrinks. Make sure a physician like a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist looks at it to make sure it is not cancer or warts (not likely to be cancer). ...Read more
I just got over haemorrhoid thrombosis and wanted to know ways I can mitigate the chances of it happening again. Thanks?
Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Most like a varicose vein and yes they can leak. Non operative treatment includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, laxatives to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. ...Read more
NO: It will just bleed and return. Either banding or excision is the answer ...Read more
Bad idea: While thrombosed hemorrhoids may open and drain themselves, it's probably a bad idea to drain them yourself. Most of them will shrink and improve if left alone; but if too painful, warm soaks or a visit to a physician are a much better alternative. ...Read more
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
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
I have a thrombosed external hemorrhoid and no insurance. It hurts very bad. Would it be in my best interest to just go to an er or use home remides?
Here are some...: Ideally, go to see professionals/ But, you may watch and see if the degree and area of the pain do not worsen/extend with no fever/chill, you may use hemorrhoid-related OTC remedies + normalize BM through self-care. If not as stated, see doc soon. To put all related things together correctly for good care can be done easily by following info in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best.. ...Read more
I have an External thrombosed hemorrhoid and I keep noticing a few yellow dried flakes around it. Should I be concerned? Slight itching
If it is: Bothering you it needs to be checked out ...Read more
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
I've had a grape sized thrombosed hemorrhoid for 4 days now. It appears to have popped last night and is painful and bleeding. Is this normal?
Evacuate the clot: Must expel the clot and then it will heal on its own. Anusol-HC suppositories will help. See your MD if you need help ...Read more
I have an internal hemorrhoid remaining after an ex. Thrombosed hemorrhoid. It constantly discharges mucous and sometimes blood? How can I stop this?
Hemmoroids: These are veins. Internal plexus above rectum with no sensation. They will bleed brite red, no pain. External ones clot and hurt and at times we do incise and drain. Mucous means some type of irritation. Need physician exam of rectum. We use short anoscope to examin. If have external roads almost always have internal ones. Dr. Will check for rectal pathology. ...Read more
Surgically if painfu: If your thrombosed external hemorrhoid is painful, you should see a surgeon about having it "lanced" for instant relief. This can usually be done in the office or er under local anesthesia and should totally resolve the issue for that hemorrhoid. However, there are usually several hemorrhoids (commonly 3 columns) so a recurrence in a different hemorrhoid is not uncommon. ...Read more
Ice pack, soak: Try soaking in warm water and alternating with ice pack. Take a stool softener such as colace or milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Consider seeing a surgeon, who can remove the hemorrhoid. Don't hold your stool, which will only make it harder and more likely to hurt when you do pass it. ...Read more