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Doctor insights on: Stages Of Hemorrhoids

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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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My friend was told she has stage four hemorrhoids, what does it mean?

My friend was told she has stage four hemorrhoids, what does it mean?

Stage IV: Means that hemorrhoids are hanging out all the time and cannot go back in. She needs an operation. ...Read more

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Want to know the medicine like daflon dosage for hemorrhoid stage 1. How long should I take?

Want to know the medicine like  daflon dosage for hemorrhoid stage 1. How long should I take?

1 week: For acute hemorrhoidal attack, the dosage is 6 tablets daily for 4 days, followed by 4 tablets daily over the next 3 days. ...Read more

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Hello, I have external hemorrhoids stage 4, recommended I do surgery. Nevertheless, this thingy does't really bother me (age 30). What do you suggest?

Hello, I have external hemorrhoids stage 4, recommended I do surgery. Nevertheless, this thingy does't really bother me (age 30). What do you suggest?

Staging is used for : Internal hemms. Stage IV is when they are prolapsed and can't be reduced. They are usually associated with intense pain and some bleeding. There is a risk of strangulation the longer they are incarcerated. Even in this setting theycan be managed in office at times with local anesthesia and rubber banding. I will recommend seeing a colorectal surgeon who can examine you and advice how to proceed. ...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

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What is the medicine for hemorrhoid?

What is the medicine for hemorrhoid?

High Residue!: Hydrocortisone suppositories or cream is helpful for acute flare-ups, but more important is a high residue diet & fiber supplements to avoid constipation. ...Read more

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Pop my own hemorrhoid, is that okay?

Pop my own hemorrhoid, is that okay?

No, please don't !: This could lead to injury or infection. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the 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 minutes, at least twice a day. See your doctor for more help. ...Read more