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Hemorrhoid Swelling Treatment
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Hemorrhoid pain: External hemorrhoids thrombose (blood clotting in them) causing stretching of the tissue and pain. If nothing is done, the swelling and pain can last up to 2 weeks. Softening stool, preventing loose stools, sitz baths, and healing ointments (not prep-h) help relieve the pain. Opening the hem and extracting the clots of blood will also shorten the recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Unless it is infected, which is not common. Please have your doctor look for other conditions that is causing the swelling. ...Read more
My hemorrhoids are so swollen it's almost impossible to go to the bathroom. What can I take to make the swelling to go down. I've tried everything!
I have an external hemorrhoid, and I've been squeezing it hard between my fingers for a few minuets at a time, and it takes down the swelling, and har?
Yes , possible: If you have ano-rectal infections groin lymph nodes can get enlarged as anal canal drains to this area from infections to the tumors , visit your doctor for check up ...Read more