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How can you shrink hemorrhoids?

How can you shrink hemorrhoids?

Depends: Minor hemorrhoids can be "shrunk" with proper diet and fluids, avoiding caffeine excess, and correcting diarrhea or constipation issues. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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


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How to shrink hemorrhoids? Can I use aspirin?

How to shrink hemorrhoids? Can I use aspirin?

Aspirin isn't likely: To have a significant impact on shrinking your hemorrhoids. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in bathtub w warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 mins, at least twice a day. There are a number of over-the-counter meds too. ...Read more

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How can you cure hemorroids?

How can you cure hemorroids?

By treatment: First by healthy habits, high fiber diet, avoiding constipation, hydration, local care including use of ointments will get relief in majority . If it fails, getting recurrent frequent painful attacks, with bleeding , one of man available interventions ( surgery ). ...Read more

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How can you treat external hemorrhoids?

How can you treat external hemorrhoids?

No: You can never remove all of the external hemorrhoids even with surgery. What most people think are external hemorrhoids are actually residual benign skin tags from prior hemorrhoidal flares. I personally do not recommend witch hazel ever, as many people will develop a sensitivity reaction, like an allergic reaction, to it after repeated use. ...Read more

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How can I visible shrink a hemorrhoid?

How can I visible shrink a hemorrhoid?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Non operative treatment is recommended, and includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, laxatices to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals, other) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. ...Read more

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How can I heal the hemorrhoids?

How can I heal the hemorrhoids?

Regular soft BM's: Most problems with hemorrhoids will heal with time (usually 6 weeks) i recommend: regular bm's-may need stool softeners/fiber, warm baths or soaks several times per day, good hygiene-tucks, over the counter ointments for short time frames, Hydrocortisone ointments ocassionally. ...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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Can a prolapsed internal pile (smallish) shrink and not protrude anynore? If so how do I shrink it?

Can a prolapsed internal pile (smallish) shrink and not protrude anynore? If so how do I shrink it?

Yes: Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids can wax and wane in size based on a number of conditions, mostly related to activities of patient or treatments used. With sitz baths and epsom salts, some internal and external hemorrhoids improve, along with avoidance of straining at bowel movements, and good blood pressure control. Topical witch hazel helps with itching and burning. ...Read more

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How do you get an anal fissure and how can it be cured?

How do you get an anal fissure and how can it be cured?

Diarrhea/constipatio: Either can cause you to have developed an anal fissure, regulate your diet and fluids and most fissures will heal. ...Read more

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What can u use to shrink fibroid??

What can u use to shrink fibroid??

Medications: We do have medications that can temporarily shrink fibroids,namely Lupron (leuprolide).this medicine is only effective while it is being administered.iIn the pipeline there mane drugs that shrink it permanently but we are NT there yet. ...Read more

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How can I treat hemorrhoids?

Conservative mgmt: Conservative management (non surgical) includes things like: sitz baths 2x/day, balneol lotion, wet wipes, calmol 4 rectal suppositories 2x/d-all for 7-10 days. Avoid constipation, use a stool softener if needed, avoid spicy foods (if it burns on the way in, it burns on the way out), coffee, alcohol, tobacco. Frequent, ongoing, or recurr symptoms, e.g. Pain, bleeding, lump- see colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you please define hemorrhoids or piles actually?

Can you please define hemorrhoids or piles actually?

Piles: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. ...Read more

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How can you tell if its hemorrhoids or worms?

Hemorrhoids vs worms: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. Pinworm are intestinal parasites (enterobius vermicularis). Symptoms can include gastrointestinal upset, anal or vaginal itchiness, loss of appetite, difficulty >. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long does an external hemorrhoid take to heal?

Can you tell me how long does an external hemorrhoid take to heal?

Hard to say: What some people call an external hemorrhoid is actually a skin tag. When a hemorrhoid (vein in the rectum) becomes distended, it can distend external skin. This sometimes shrinks back down, but sometimes leaves redundant skin that remains. If the external swelling is recent, it should shrink down as much as it is going to within 2-3 months at the most. ...Read more

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How can you cure constipation?

How can you cure constipation?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to shrink hemorrhoids?

Can you please tell me the best possible way to shrink hemorrhoids?

Symptoms?: 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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How can you solve internal hemorrhoids causing constipation?

Reverse that: Other way around -- 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 fluids to keep stools soft. Don't sit for long periods on the toilet. ...Read more

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How can you quickly relieve constipation?

How can you quickly relieve constipation?

Not a simpe answer: It depends on history, such as how long have you been dealing with this and whatmedications have you been used to to relieve it.A detailed hist and phys isrequired including surgical history.Treatment also depends on the severity of symptoms. Generally speaking increase water intake, high fiber diet, and stool softeners are recomm.Laxatives are ok for prn use at times but should not be used chronic. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of internal hemorrhoids?

How can you get rid of internal hemorrhoids?

Many ways: Topical therapy, infrared coagulation, injection sclerotherapy, rubberband ligation. ...Read more

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How do you treat painful hemorrhoids?

How do you treat painful hemorrhoids?

Anusol,stool softene: you need to locally apply anusol hc.also take a stool softener daily so there is no pushing or pressure ...Read more

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How can you shrink hemorrhoids?

Depends: Minor hemorrhoids can be "shrunk" with proper diet and fluids, avoiding caffeine excess, and correcting diarrhea or constipation issues. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to shrink hemorrhoids?

Symptoms?: 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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How can I visible shrink a hemorrhoid?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Non operative treatment is recommended, and includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, laxatices to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals, other) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids shrink or go away on their own or is surgery required to remove them?

Can hemorrhoids shrink or go away on their own or is surgery required to remove them?

They may shrink : Everyone had hemorrhoid veins. When such veins become inflamed, swollen, itching, bleeding, protruding/prolapsing or thrombosed then known as hemorrhoidal disease or complicated hemorrhoids. Sitz baths, avoiding prolonged sitting or straining on toilet, excessive wiping or irritating tp, topical ointments can all relieve symptoms when mild. New pills may help (vasculera). Irc, banding & surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small internal hemorrhoids and i really want to get ridconstipation, will that make the hemorrhoids shrink?

Yes: If hemorrhoid a are small, treat the constipation. Increase your fluid intake. Reduce cheese and dairy. Increase fibre, fresh fruits, and fresh vegetables. ...Read more

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4 yr. ago I had hemorrhoid surgery. Now I have an hemorrhoid in the same place, is there anything I can to AT HOME to make it shrink back to normal?

Yes: It depends on the size and degree of hemorrhoids. Smaller ones will respond to treatment. Witch-hazel wipes or preparation H can reduce size and symptoms as will warm baths. Most importantly is avoiding making them worse. A high fiber diet with fiber supplementation, ensure lots of water intake, avoid excessive strainig with bowel movements. ...Read more

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How to shrink hemorrhoids? Can I use aspirin?

Aspirin isn't likely: To have a significant impact on shrinking your hemorrhoids. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in bathtub w warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 mins, at least twice a day. There are a number of over-the-counter meds too. ...Read more

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What is the treatment to shrink or remove external hemorrhoids?

Shrink vs remove: External hemorrhoids hurt when inflamed. Creams, ointments can help with flareups as can avoiding constipation by keeping your fluid and fiber up and dropping weight if obese. Still, these things do not remove the hemorrhoid. If a continuing problem or if acutely painful (thrombosed) then excision with surgery is the answer. This can be done as an outpatient. Good luck. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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What's the revolutionary treatment to shrink or remove external hemorrhoids?

None Remain healthy : With out surgery it is possible to remain symptom free for long time with diet, stool softeners, local care etc, once large skin tags, the external hemorrhoids develops only way to get rid of them is by removal, no revolutionary care yet. ...Read more

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Can you shrink hemorrhoids with aspirin?

Can you shrink hemorrhoids with aspirin?

No: Oral Aspirin will not shrink hemorrhoids which are due to dialated blood vessels. It may help with the discomfort, however. ...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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Are there any pulmonary concerns i should have while waiting for a thrombosed external hemorrhoid to go away? thromboembolism? It has began to shrink.

No: Unless you have a clotting disorder there is no reason you should be concerned for thromboembolism to the lungs after a thrombosed hemorrhoid. ...Read more

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What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term? ...Read more

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Why is my hemorrhoid white?

Perianal mass: That would be an unusual color for a hemorrhoid. While hemorrhoids are a common diagnosis, there are other conditions which could be confused for a hemorrhoid such as an abscess. An evaluation by a general or colorectal surgeon would be recommended. ...Read more

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What is done for a hemorrhoid?

What is done for a hemorrhoid?

Depends: On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet bet is a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

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