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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)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...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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What to use for treating a external hemorrhoid?

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

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Can you tell me how long does an external hemorrhoid take to heal?

Can you tell me how long does an external hemorrhoid take to heal?

Hard to say: What some people call an external hemorrhoid is actually a skin tag. When a hemorrhoid (vein in the rectum) becomes distended, it can distend external skin. This sometimes shrinks back down, but sometimes leaves redundant skin that remains. If the external swelling is recent, it should shrink down as much as it is going to within 2-3 months at the most. ...Read more

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I think i could possibly have an external hemorrhoid. How to know?

See professionals...: History, palpation and inspection for the anus and rectum will give you the answer. So, go to see an expert in the field as needed timely if in doubt, but not urgent, of course. ...Read more

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What exactly is the quickest way to relieve an external hemorrhoid?

What exactly is the quickest way to relieve an external hemorrhoid?

Rest and soak: Rest, soak in tub, hairdryer area, apply salves (desitin) and avoid constipation. If not better in a few days, check in with your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an external hemorrhoid to resolve / 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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Dr: I have external hemorrhoid can you guide me the way i get health ?

Hemorrhoid: External hemorrhoids can cause bleeding and/or pain. If either of those are present you need to see your doctor to determine if surgery to remove them may be needed. If the hemorrhoid is not causing symptoms, to prevent them from worsening, drink plenty of water and take fiber to prevent constipation because straining can make them worse. Avoid strenuous activity and heavy lifting. ...Read more

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I have a external hemorrhoid and I just felt it pop, should I be worried?

I have a external hemorrhoid and I just felt it pop, should I be worried?

No: It may bleed for some time till the wound heals. You may wish to use a pad, like a panty-liner to keep your clothes from getting soiled. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have an external hemorrhoid and i was wondering if i could get some advice?

EAT RIGHT: you need to keep your bowel soft and avoid spicy food if you are having pain you can use any of the medication available OTC from ointment,suppository or wipes if the pain bad need to use sitz bath or you can sit in warm water in the tub if the pain is not releaved you need to go and see a doctor you mighr have a thrombosed hemorrhoid and you might need some intervention ...Read more

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