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What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

See physician: Treatment will always depend upon the diagnosis of the condition. See your physician. If it is hemorrhoids he/she may prescribe something over the counter such as anusol. ...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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Girlfriend has anal swelling but we don't know where its from?

Girlfriend has anal swelling but we don't know where its from?

Anal swelling: Anal/rectal pain and swelling may be an indication of underlying disease--fissure, proctitis, fistula, abscess. Hemorrhoids may be exacerbated by increased pelvic congestion. Rectal prolapse is a outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for her distress as described. ...Read more

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What is rectal prolapse vs hemorroids and anal swelling?

What is rectal prolapse vs hemorroids and anal swelling?

Rectal prolapse: Is where the entire rectum protrudes through the anus, hemmoroids will just be individual bulges of dilated blood vessels. If there are multiple hemmorhoids the difference can be hard to feel and has to be seen by experienced eyes. ...Read more

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Anal swelling and pressure. Possible hemmhroid. What should I do?

Anal swelling and pressure. Possible hemmhroid. What should I do?

Ice pack, soak: Try soaking in warm water and alternating with ice pack. Take a stool softener such as colace or milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Consider seeing a surgeon, who can remove the hemorrhoid. Don't hold your stool, which will only make it harder and more likely to hurt when you do pass it. Also, this could be an abscess. If does not improve with conservative treatment, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have abdominal pain and anal swelling. What are the next steps?

See a doctor: Abdominal pain and the anal swelling may be two separate issues, or may be related if you have cirrhosis of the liver. Only a physician can sort out these issues for you, and arrange for appropriate evaluation and management. See someone soon, and good luck! ...Read more

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I have hidrandenitis suppurativa last stage but i keep getting anal swelling and chronic itching plus my bowel was abnormal for a week, pale? Why?

I have hidrandenitis suppurativa last stage but i keep getting anal swelling and chronic itching plus my bowel was abnormal for a week, pale? Why?

See a doctor: Many things could be going on. Cannot tell without a visual exam with a doctor. Are you taking antibiotics? That can cause change in bowels. Possible hemorrhoids. Possible increased infection or abscess. Possible yeast skin irritation. Needs exam with a doctor. ...Read more

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How to best treat anal swelling?

Hemorrhoids: Commonest cause is thrombosed hemorrhoids which means blood clot in hemorrhoids. Majority responds to sitz bath. Means sitting in warm water. ...Read more

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Are hemmoroids usually associated with fever? What if there's anal swelling?

Are hemmoroids usually associated with fever? What if there's anal swelling?

Often, yes.: Hemorrhoids, when they're inflamed, can often cause a fever. A high fever that persists, though can be an indication of something worse! Lots of people are tempted to call anything involving the anus a "hemorrhoid," but you could have an abscess. If it's not getting better soon, get seen by a doctor! ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more