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How do you keep a hemorrhoid from bursting open and leaking puss?

How do you keep a hemorrhoid from bursting open and leaking puss?

Don't: Henmorrhoids rarely get infected. If a swelling near the anus burst and discharges purulence it is more likely a rectal abscess and may have a fistula associated with it, which may require surgery to prevent recurrence. See a colon and rectal surgeon for evaluation. ...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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What is the best way to keep a hemorrhoid from bursting open and leaking puss?

What is the best way to keep a hemorrhoid from bursting open and leaking puss?

See a surgeon: See a surgeon and get the hemorrhoid or from that description the abscess or fistula treated. This will involve antibiotics and a surgical procedure to carefully examen the area, "exam under anesthesia, " and treat it at the same time. ...Read more

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I have an infected hemorrhoid that leaks puss. Over the counter medication or go to the doctor?

I have an infected hemorrhoid that leaks puss. Over the counter medication or go to the doctor?

See a doctor: If you are concerned about an infection, over the counter products will not be effective. If there is pus or infection, see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I had a cyst on my shoulder for fifteen years.. Just a hard knot.. Three weeks ago it burst..Leaked thick puss like fluid.. Now leaking blood..I ?

I had a cyst on my shoulder for fifteen years.. Just a hard knot.. Three weeks ago it burst..Leaked thick puss like fluid.. Now leaking blood..I ?

Sebaceous cyst: This sounds like a sebaceous cyst that is now draining. The blood is actually serosanguinous - what your body puts into hollow spaces to fill the void. If it does not stop draining on its own please go get seen. ...Read more

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What can I do to keep a hemorrhoid from bursting? I would like to avoid it as much as possible.

What can I do to keep a hemorrhoid from bursting? I would like to avoid it as much as possible.

Surgery: If local measures , non operative treatments fails , to under go one of the accepted methods of surgery to prevent ' hemorrhoid from bursting' ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happen after burst prolapsed hemorrhoid without treatment?

Could you tell me what happen after burst prolapsed hemorrhoid without treatment?

Usually bleeding : Bursting of hemorrhoids is equal to tearing open blood vessels. It may be able to stop on its own or surgery might be needed. If it stops, nothing else is needed. High fiber diet is the key to avoid more complications. Rarely, u can have infection and this may need antibiotics or surgery or both. If there is persistent pain, bleeding, fever/chills etc, u need to call ur doctor. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhoid burst and it still lightly bleeding, I have no access to a bath, how would i clean so it doesn't hurt?

Moistened wipes : Moist tissue, or better yet baby wipes with aloe work very well. You can also obtain a sitz bath, which is a shallow bath that you sit upon. A medical supply store can also provide a squirt bottle to spray the area clean. ...Read more

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External hemorrhoid burst this morning. How best to heal it and keep them from returning. Upping my fiber, fruit, water, veggies, more activity too.

Thrombosed hemorrhoi: Sounds like u had a thrombosed hemorrhoid which burst open and releasesdthe clot. I would recommend soaking your bottom in warm water every day (×2) till it resolves. They may come back and i agree with everything you r doing. If you see a big clot still attached to it and its not going away, i would recommend seeing a surgeon to remove it. No need to put any ointment. ...Read more