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How can I make my hemorrhoids disappear?

How can I make my hemorrhoids disappear?

Surgery: Short of surgery nothing else will make them disappear. They are normal veins. You may be able to reduce their size and degree of inflammation with diet, fluids and prescription topical agents. But surgery is the only way to make them "disappear". ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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Do hemorrhoids could disappear by themselves ? And if they do what is the cause?

Do hemorrhoids could disappear by themselves ? And if they do what is the cause?

Yes: Once you have hemorrhoids will stay with you , but possible to have very prolonged remission of years , due to you habits , avoiding constipation , healthy high fibre diet , hydration etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal for hemorrhoids to disappear after delivery?

Is it normal for hemorrhoids to disappear after delivery?

They can go away: The pressure of a pregnant uterus sitting on the pelvic floor helps increase the engorgement of pelvic blood vessels in general, and hemorrhoids are no exception. Once the baby is born and the vessels can shrink down, so can the hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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5 months pregnant. What can I do about two external hemorrhoids? The pain is gone right now but I would also like for them to disappear. What do I do?

5 months pregnant. What can I do about two external hemorrhoids? The pain is gone right now but I would also like for them to disappear. What do I do?

Hang in there : They won't get better during pregnancy, and will improve after delivery. Ask your OB doctor which over the counter creams are appropriate for use during pregnancy. You'll be ok. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Will my external hemorrhoid ever disappear and shrink completely? Or will there always be a tiny bit left/skin tag, etc.

Will my external hemorrhoid ever disappear and shrink completely? Or will there always be a tiny bit left/skin tag, etc.

NO not on their own : Once external hemorrhoids are formed will not disappear on their own , will get relief from treatments with proper diet , may shrink to some extent but will not disappear , with out surgical procedure. ...Read more

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I delivered my baby 3days back and I have External hemorrhoids now without bleeding or pain, only lump, is it permanent problem or it will disappear?

I delivered my baby 3days back and I have External hemorrhoids now without bleeding or pain, only lump, is it permanent problem or it will disappear?

Should shrink: Hemorrhoids are a common issue post partum. You can ease the pain with warm water soaks (sitz baths) or using chilled hazel pads (Tucks). Avoid constipation with high fiber diet, fluid intake and a stool softener like docusate if needed.The lumps tend to shrink over time, but tend to remain. ...Read more

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PCP sliced external hemorrhoid to relieve pressure. How long before the lump disappears? Feels better but that grape is annoying.

PCP sliced external hemorrhoid to relieve pressure. How long before the lump disappears?  Feels better but that grape is annoying.

Week or so: That "grape" is probably residual bllod clot that should break down and resorb over 7 to 10 days. You may be left with a residual soft skin tag from scarring. It usually doesn't bother you ...Read more

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How to get hemorrhoid removed?

How to get hemorrhoid removed?

See you doctor: Removing hemorrhoids is a surgical procedure. See your doctor/surgeon. ...Read more

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How can you treat a hemorrhoid?

How can you treat a hemorrhoid?

Hemorrhoid help: I agree w dr. Hoepfner. It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm. ...Read more

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Will I have a hemorrhoid forever?

Will I have a hemorrhoid forever?

No: Actually hemorrhoids ususally will go away. Remember fiber , exercise and fluids will help keep hemorrhoids away. ...Read more

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What should I do about hemorrhoid?

What should I do about hemorrhoid?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What to do if hemorrhoid problems?

Here you go..: Stay well hydrated, add a bulk laxative (e.g. metamucil,) eat a balanced diet with fibre, and be efficient when using the toilet. Do not linger. there are many topical hemorrhoidal agents, e.g. Anusol, which you can use. If necessary, seek help from a colorectal surgeon or general surgeon with anorectal experience. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to know if I've got a hemorrhoid?

How to know if I've got a hemorrhoid?

The symptoms: Hemorrhoids are engorged vascular tissue, usually up in the rectum just above the anus. Symptoms are generally pain or bleeding. Occasionally a blood clot, thrombosis will occur on the outside with is suddenly painful and swollen , and responds quickly to excision if done in a timely fashion. ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

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