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Pea size blood filled bump on inner thigh. Is this a hemorrhoid?

Pea size blood filled bump on inner thigh. Is this a hemorrhoid?

No: Not from your description. Hemorrhoids are normal veins at the anal opening. Leg veins can become enlarged as varicose veins or can get superficial thrombophlebitis. Would need to have an exam with a doctor to tell what you have. ...Read more

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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My friend is 36 yr old male has hemorrhoids & used the gel & suppositories & now has extreme pain in his groin & inner thighs, he can't move his legs.?

My friend is 36 yr old male has hemorrhoids & used the gel & suppositories & now has extreme pain in his groin & inner thighs, he can't move his legs.?

Pelvic Pain: The person should be seen by an md as soon as possible to sort this out. Inflammation in the pelvis such as pelvic cellulitis is a consideration but more thorough evaluation aside from this format should be done in my opinion. ...Read more

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What type of Doctor/specialist do you see for white bumps and raised lines on the inner ring of anus? Someone who specializes in stds, hemorrhoid, etc

What type of Doctor/specialist do you see for white bumps and raised lines on the inner ring of anus? Someone who specializes in stds, hemorrhoid, etc

Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist is a medical physcian who has been trained in diseases of the intestines. Ask your physician to refer you to a gastroeneterologist ...Read more

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What is hemorrhoids?

What is hemorrhoids?

A hemi is like a -: -like a varicose vein but is located in the rectum. They can B internal, meaning they R not visible from the outside, or external which can B seen protruding from the rectum. They can clot & B very painful, or U may notice blood in Ur stool. If there is concern C Ur PCP 4eval. ...Read more

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What is hemorrhoids?

What is hemorrhoids?

Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective. ...Read more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

What causes hemorrhoids?

Piles: Aging, obesity, pregnancy, chronic constipation or diarrhea, excessive use of enemas or laxatives, straining during bowel movements, and spending too much time on the toilet are considered contributing factors. Heredity may also play a part in some cases. There is no reason to believe that hemorrhoids are caused by jobs requiring, for instance, heavy lifting or long hours of sitting, although >>. ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids painful?

Maybe: External hemorrhoids usually hurt and occassionally bleed, internal hemorrhoids usually bleed without pain unless they prolapse to the outside. Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids are not external hemorrhoids and are treated differently than true external hemorrhoids. Bleeding and pain is often a fissure. Get a colon and rectal surgeon to evaluate it properly. ...Read more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

What causes hemorrhoids?

Pressure.: Too much pressure on the veins in the pelvic and rectal area causes hemorrhoids. Normally, tissue inside the anus fills with blood to help control bowel movements. If you strain to move stool, the increased pressure causes the veins in this tissue to swell and stretch. This can cause hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids often develop in people with constipation, those who are overweight, or during pregnancy. ...Read more

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