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How Are Hemmroids Treated
Depends: Depends on the severity and whether they are thrombosed (clotted). Mild hemorrhoids can be treated with topical creams containing vasoconsticting medication or antiinflmmatory steroids. Thrombosed hemorrhoids can be drained in the er or office. Severe persistent hemorrhoids may require surgical removal, hemorrhoidectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor said hemmroids internal & external. Started w/ pain then bleeding yesterday when wipe & small stain on underwear only. How can best be treated?
See proctologist: Either banding or surgical excisionGet a more detailed answer ›
Not: Depending on the size of the hemorrhoid you can band it, cut it or abated with infrared coagulator. The first two options work better than the third. You can also perform a stapling procedure or ligation of the blood supply. These are more specific to larger hemorrhoids. See a doctor to help decide best option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Warm sitz baths, sitting in a warm tub for 20 minutes, two or three times a day may be helpful. Over-the-counter medications may be helpful such as stool softeners, otc creams or suppositories. If this doesn't help see your doctor for rx creams or suppositories, injections to scar the hemorrhoid, banding to shrivel it up, or surgery. ...Read more
It can, but painful.: The key in a thrombosed hemorrhoid is the pain, and the reason to treat is basically to relieve it. ...Read more
I haven't treated my hemorrhoid i strained very much during a bm earlier and then when it came there was a lot of blood I am in so much pain. Er?
I was diagnosed w an anal fissure. No bleeding, & prolapsed hemorrhoid. Being treated now w nifedipine. Thinking its the prolapse. Burning so bad?
Been to derm 4 perianal redness /treated in past 4 mrsa-no yeast/fungus. Now red again. Can diet/sweat irritate the area?Possible hemorrhoid now :(
Hemorrhoid treatment: For most hemorrhoids, home treatment is all you need. This includes slowly adding fiber to your meals, drinking more water, and using over-the-counter ointments for a limited time to stop itching. You also may use stool softeners. Surgery to remove hemorrhoids is generally reserved for when medical treatments fail, or if complications occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: External hemorrhoids are swollen tissue around the anus pink or red and soft but tender to touch. If it thomboses or clots, pain is increased and it will have a purple color and be firm/hard to the touch. If not sure what the swelling is, get an expert to evaluate and offer treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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