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Are hemorrhoids commonly outside the body or internal?

Are hemorrhoids commonly outside the body or internal?

Hemorrhoids: The answer is yes to both. All who have external hemorrhoids will have internal ones. Not all who have internal hemorrhoids will have external though. Both are common. ...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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I though that if you have internal hemorrhoids, then you should not consume beverages that dehydrate your body such as coffee and alcohol?

I though that if you have internal hemorrhoids, then you should not consume beverages that dehydrate your body such as coffee and alcohol?

Internal hemarhoids : Dietary changes are arm at to avoid constipation and keep stools soft so liquids and lots of them are essential coffee and alcohol if enough liquids are on board will have little effect. ...Read more

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What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting. ...Read more

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How long does an internal hemorrhoid bleed?

How long does an internal hemorrhoid bleed?

They are just veins: Internal hemorrhoids are simply veins underneath the lining of the anal canal starting about 5 cm up. Squeeziong during bm's or internal trauma can make them bulge and bleed. They have low pressure so bleeding should stop quickly though there may be some spotting. The best treatment is to minimize squeezing during bms by keeping them soft. Use medicines that reduce internal anal swelling. ...Read more

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Can you use external creams on internal hemorrhoid?

Can you use external creams on internal hemorrhoid?

Depends: Most prescription meds used to treat hemorrhoids can be used both internally and externally. I would be cautious of over the counter meds unless the label/instruction specifically approve for internal use. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop internal hemorrhoid bleeding?

Time works but...: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. Flare ups are then treated with creams, ointments. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligatiom. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. ...Read more

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I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now  it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

Possible thrombosis: It is possible your swollen hemorrhoid a have thrombosis. Seek medical evaluation as evacuation of the thrombus provides excellent relief in the first 72 hours. ...Read more

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I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

No: Treatments can be done painlessly in office. Include infrared coagulation, injection, or rubberband ligation. See a colorectal surgeon. I am in marietta. Atlantacolon.Com. ...Read more

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What are internal hemorrhoids?

What are internal hemorrhoids?

Normal veins: Everybody is born with normal hemorrhoidal veins that serve as a vascular cushion for stool passage. They cause problems when people abuse them with poor diet, poor fluids, excessive straining, constipation or diarrhea. They should last a lifetime if you treat them properly. ...Read more

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Is there any way to be so sure if I have internal hemorrhoids?

Texture/Doctor Exam: Most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that distend after straining or having a bm, and may bleed. If a hemorrhoid becomes firm, enlarged, and tender, it may have thrombosed (clotted). This is treated w/ pain medication and time. Anal lump present all the time requires medical attention to assure that it isn't something else. See fp, gi, or surgeon! good luck! ...Read more

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How long does an internal hemorrhoid last?

Life: Once you have a hermmorrhoid it stays there unless you remove it or get rid of it by banding. It is like a varicose vein in the legs. It may get larger or smaller but stay tgere. ...Read more

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How should one take care of an internal hemorrhoid?

How should one take care of an internal hemorrhoid?

See below: You may be able to avoid irritating the internal hemorrhoids. Drink plenty of liquids, eat high fiberr foods like fruits & vegetables, take fiber supplements like metamucil, avoid constipation and straining or sitting too long at the toilet. Suppositories may relieve a little. See a surgeon for possible hemorrhoid banding procedure if persistent problems. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for an internal hemorrhoid?

What are some home remedies for an internal hemorrhoid?

Watch your diet: Drink a lot of fluids, avoid constipation and straining. Eat healthy and avoid fast foods. Take a stool softener if the stool is on the hard side. For burning and discomfort you can use prep h. Soaking your bottom in water also helps. If you have been dealing with constipation for a long time contact your primary doc as you may need further workup. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a "grade 1 internal hemorrhoid"?

Light case: There are 4 classes of internal hemorrhoids. Yours, class 1 is just simple engorged veins. The rest of classes have much more involvement of the anal mucosa. Class 4 for instance has a full prolaps namely the huge hemorrhoids and the anal mucosa protrude form the anus. So be happy with your case. Fortunately there are simple solution for you:eisclerotherapy or rubber banding. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an internal hemorrhoid to go away?

Depends on Diagnosis: We have 1 word for butt pain: hemorrhoids! real hems are varicose/enlarged blood vessels in anal canal=internal or skin=external. They don't hurt unless they clot="thrombosed." hems never go away -- they are an enlarged vein! clots in them dissolve in 2-4 weeks. Soak your butt in hot bath tub for relief, use advil, and keep stool soft with miralax (polyethylene glycol). See a doc, tho to be sure right diagnosis! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can know if I have an internal hemorrhoid?

Hemorrhoids: We are all born with hemorrhoids. Most likely you wont have any symptoms and if you do, they will most likely be abled to be handled with conservative measures. If you are having symptoms, then a specialist can look inside and let you know if any one of your hemorrhoids is significant enough to treat and what measure best to treat it. ...Read more

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What foods to avoid and what foods to consume when you have an internal hemorrhoid?

Avoid constipation: Hemorrhoids are exacerbated by constipation and the "pushing" necessary. Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Don't sit for long periods on the toilet. ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more