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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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I have mild hemorrhoid &it just started. What will I do?

I have mild hemorrhoid &it just started. What will I do?

Avoid straining: If you have a small hemorrhoid, avoid straining to have a bowel movement (bm). Straining increases the 'venous pressure' of hemorrhoidal veins and may cause the hemorrhoid to 'grow'. Also avoid constipation: increase fluids, fiber and consider citrucel or metamucil. Also consider an over-the-counter stool softner (colace or generic). If any pain you can use prep-h or similiar. Hope u get better! ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a hemorrhoid from lifting dumbbells?

Is it possible to develop a hemorrhoid from lifting dumbbells?

Yes: Frequent, heavy lifting can result in hemorrhoids. This increases the pressure in the veins in the pelvis, which can enlarge them. This can eventually result in hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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How can you treat a possible hemorrhoid?

How can you treat a possible hemorrhoid?

What to do: 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 water. There needs to >. ...Read more

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If a hemorrhoid Bleeds once does it mean it's gone ??

No: Bleeding is just one of the complications of hemorrhoids and it can be severe in some cases. If the bleeding is consistent, follow up with a physician for treatment. ...Read more

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What other things can I do about my hemorrhoid?

Sitz Bath: Agree w dr. Twynham. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with enough warm water to submerge anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. There are a number of over-the-counter medications you can use for your anus to help with itching, burning & pain. Preparation h is one of the more well known products. Oral tylenol helps with discomfort. Severe pain - see physician! ...Read more

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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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