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What does an external hemorrhoid look like?

What does an external hemorrhoid look like?

Varies: If it is just swollen, it may look just like a boil and be red and tender near anus, if it is thrombosed it will be even more tender and appear as a dark purple grape near the anus. If you have either, get it checked by an expert. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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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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Dr I have external hemorrhoid how i relief it?

Dr I have external hemorrhoid how i relief it?

Hemorrhoids: There are over the counter hemorrhoidal suppositories and creams and some even with pain medicines in them. Ask the pharmacist and they can tell you which ones they have. ...Read more

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Should i pop this external hemorrhoid myself?

Should i pop this external hemorrhoid myself?

No: No, that would be a way to get an infeciton. It also may not be a hemmorrhoid. You should have your doctor look at it ...Read more

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What to use for treating a external hemorrhoid?

External hemorrhoid: is basically extension of internal hemorrhoid into skin , once skin streets out and forms will not go away with out a procedure , eat high fibre diet , plenty of fluids , avoid constipation use stool softeners and any over the counter creams , You will be fine ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an external hemorrhoid?

What are the symptoms of an external hemorrhoid?

Tissue protruding: External hemorrhoids are swollen hemorrhoidal pads that a person may feel bulge out when straining to have a bowel movement. They may cause pain and may bleed. Treatment starts with preventing hard stools with stool softeners and fiber supplements. See a doctor or surgeon for more accurate diagnosis and treatment after an exam. ...Read more

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What happens you get a external hemorrhoid banded?

What happens you get a external hemorrhoid banded?

Painful: There are internal & external hemorrhoids. Internal ones can be banded because there are no skin nerve pain fibers, as compared to external ones. External ones have skin pain nerve fibers & would not be comfortable to band those. Banding internal hemorrhoids may make the external ones resolve if they are not too large. ...Read more

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I have a small external hemorrhoid...Will it go away?

I have a small external hemorrhoid...Will it go away?

Difficult to say: External hemorrhoid can persist for a long time, and they are usually asymptomatic except for the fact it is there. Leave it alone if it doesnt bother otherwise a surgeon can excise it under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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How much time does an external hemorrhoid take to heal?

Depends on type: There are different type of hemorrhoidectomies. The traditional type will take 4-6 weeks of pain especially when having a bowel movement. While the minimally invasive Staple hemorrhoidectomy is painless and done as out patient. The laser or infra-red spot welding usually not painful nor is the rubber banding for the internal hemorrhoid only. ...Read more

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What to do about an external hemorrhoid that has popped?

Popping hemmoroid: If it burstake sure you are not bleeding. If yes see a doctor if no see a doctor any way to make sure you are healing well. ...Read more

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Will external hemorrhoid goes away if I change my bm style?

Will external hemorrhoid goes away if I change my bm style?

No: It will become less swollen if you improve your bowel habit. Going away completely is not likely. ...Read more