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Can you tell me how i can know if I have an internal hemorrhoid?

Can you tell me how i can know if I have an internal hemorrhoid?

Hemorrhoids: We are all born with hemorrhoids. Most likely you wont have any symptoms and if you do, they will most likely be abled to be handled with conservative measures. If you are having symptoms, then a specialist can look inside and let you know if any one of your hemorrhoids is significant enough to treat and what measure best to treat it. ...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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What do you recommend if I have a grade 1 internal hemorrhoid and it is very painful. Is this normal?

What do you recommend if I have a grade 1 internal hemorrhoid and it is very painful. Is this normal?

Grade 1: Internal hemorrhoids do not hurt! this is probably an anal fissure due to hard stool or following a bout of diarrhea. See a colon and rectal surgeon for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now  it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

Possible thrombosis: It is possible your swollen hemorrhoid a have thrombosis. Seek medical evaluation as evacuation of the thrombus provides excellent relief in the first 72 hours. ...Read more

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I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

No: Treatments can be done painlessly in office. Include infrared coagulation, injection, or rubberband ligation. See a colorectal surgeon. I am in marietta. Atlantacolon.Com. ...Read more

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Is there any way to be so sure if I have internal hemorrhoids?

Is there any way to be so sure if I have internal hemorrhoids?

Texture/Doctor Exam: Most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that distend after straining or having a bm, and may bleed. If a hemorrhoid becomes firm, enlarged, and tender, it may have thrombosed (clotted). This is treated w/ pain medication and time. Anal lump present all the time requires medical attention to assure that it isn't something else. See fp, gi, or surgeon! good luck! ...Read more

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How long does an internal hemorrhoid last?

Life: Once you have a hermmorrhoid it stays there unless you remove it or get rid of it by banding. It is like a varicose vein in the legs. It may get larger or smaller but stay tgere. ...Read more

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What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting. ...Read more