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How can you treat external hemorrhoids?

How can you treat external hemorrhoids?

No: You can never remove all of the external hemorrhoids even with surgery. What most people think are external hemorrhoids are actually residual benign skin tags from prior hemorrhoidal flares. I personally do not recommend witch hazel ever, as many people will develop a sensitivity reaction, like an allergic reaction, to it after repeated use. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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Dr told me I have an external hemorrhoid but I think I have a sentinel pile instead. What's the difference? How do u treat it? Is there any1 I can see?

Dr told me I have an external hemorrhoid but I think I have a sentinel pile instead. What's the difference? How do u treat it? Is there any1 I can see?

They are different: External hemorrhoids are due to hemorrhoidal disease, develops as they extend out side, usually 3 at 3 hemorrhoidal site. Sentinel pile is single, present at the end of anal fissure usually very painful. As the name suggest is like a guard at the fissure. Drink plenty of fluids, take stool softeners and local care, will heal most of the time, or may need procedural intervention (surgery) ...Read more

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Been constipated for a few days, developed painful external hemorrhoid, no health insurance/little money, what can I do to treat at home/reduce pain?

Been constipated for a few days, developed painful external hemorrhoid, no health insurance/little money, what can I do to treat at home/reduce pain?

Sitz baths may help: Preparation h, topical steroids or suppositories, sitz baths with epsom salts, and treatment of your constipation with stool softeners are a good beginning. ...Read more

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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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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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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?

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 doesn't 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 doesn't 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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Can you please list the risks associated with leaving your external hemorrhoid untreated?

Little danger: External hemorrhoids left untreated will fade into a large skin tag with time. ...Read more

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Where can I remove an external hemorrhoid around Soweto preferably in Dobsonville and braamfischer?

Where can I remove an external hemorrhoid around Soweto preferably in Dobsonville and braamfischer?

Proctologist: External hemorrhoids usually require surgery for removal, while internal hemorrhoids can be banded in the office. A proctologist or colorectal surgeon can evaluate and advise you best. Your local hospital can give you names of appropriate doctors to call. ...Read more

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Think I have an external hemorrhoid w/ a bit of itch now and then. Can it be removed by itself? What to use to remove it quickly? Can it become worse?

Think I have an external hemorrhoid w/ a bit of itch now and then. Can it be removed by itself? What to use to remove it quickly? Can it become worse?

Try Prep H: External hemorrhoids can be treated with over the counter Preparation H or Anusol--they have steroid that help shrink the size of the hemorrhoid. Use an over the counter stool softener so you're not straining so hard, and eat lots of fruits and vegetables to keep your stool soft. It can get bigger and get thrombosed (when a blood clot forms in the hemorrhoid). See a doctor for bleeding, pain, etc ...Read more

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How long is to long for external hemorrhoid to bleed?

Bleeding: From hemorrhoids can continue as long as they are not treated. Bleeding too long is several days of bleeding. Rectal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a doctor to be sure there is not something else causing the bleeding ; to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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How heavy and how long does an external hemorrhoid bleed for?

How heavy and how long does an external hemorrhoid bleed for?

Few days: You are referring to ext. Hems. Which thrombose (clot) from blood slowing down as it traverses the hem. Vein it is going thru as you strain to have a bm or go too often with loose stools. Once the blood clots in the vein it swells and hurts and sometimes it bursts open and bleeds on its own or the doctor opens it to get the clot out and reduce the swelling and pain lasting a few days. ...Read more

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Could a grade 2 external hemorrhoid be seen on a physical exam?

Could a grade 2 external hemorrhoid be seen on a physical exam?

Likely: A swollen external hemorrhoid would be a visibly enlarged or engorged vein near the anal opening. ...Read more

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