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How are hemmroids treated ?

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 more

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Can hemorrhoid be treated with drug injection to affected area.?

Can hemorrhoid be treated with drug injection to affected area.?

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 more

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Could a thrombosed hemorrhoid be treated at home?

Could a thrombosed hemorrhoid be treated at home?

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

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Docs, could a thrombosed hemorrhoid be treated at home?

Docs, could a thrombosed hemorrhoid be treated at home?

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

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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 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?

Get evaluated: Call a friend to take you to er or minor er. You may be having a vasovagal response to the rectal trauma/bleeding from straining. Be safe, don't drive yourself. Then follow up with your doc and get yourself on a bowel regimen. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed w an anal fissure. No bleeding, & prolapsed hemorrhoid. Being treated now w nifedipine. Thinking its the prolapse. Burning so bad?

Fissures hurt.: Anal fissures hurt really bad. They burn and take time to heal. Use the Nifedipine as directed by your doctor. They use it to relax the sphincter which when too tight causes skin breakdown. ...Read more

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What causes hemmroids ?

What causes hemmroids ?

Increased pressure. : This is caused by increased intra-abdominal pressure ( from constipation, straining, lifting, pregnancy etc.). Treatment is high fiber diet, lots of water and avoid activity (that caused or causing it). ...Read more