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Treatment swollen labia?

Treatment swollen labia?

Why?: The issue is what is causing the labial edema. Until you know this it defies logic to recommend treatment. You should consult with a gynecologist and find out what is going on, and if you already know, discuss it with them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): The first line treatment for hemorrhoids is actually making sure that no hard stools are passing by the swollen hemorrhoidal tissue and causing more trauma and inflammation. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and generic MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) works well for most people to make the stool soft and allow healing of the hemorrhoids. If that doesn't solve the problem or if there is any bleeding then go see a surgeon for further treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best hemorrhoid treatment? It's painful.

What is the best hemorrhoid treatment? It's painful.

Various: Most heal by themselves. But may require numbing cream, diet modification, less straining, less time sitting on toilet or even surgery. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/basics/definition/con-20029852 ...Read more

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How painful is external hemorrhoid surgery?

How painful is external hemorrhoid surgery?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Non operative treatment recommended, and includes bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, laxatices to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals, other) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. Post op pain is expected, manageable. ...Read more

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Can a painful hemorroid cause swollen genital lymphnoids?

Can a painful hemorroid cause swollen genital lymphnoids?

Usually not: But an abscess around the anus which can resemble a hemorrhoid, can cause inguinal adenopathy indicating an infection. This requires urgent diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Treatment for severe pain prolapsed hemorrhoid?

Treatment for severe pain prolapsed hemorrhoid?

Hemorroids: Exam under anesthesia, the first part of rectal surgery when non-operative care isn't working. While you are comfortable under ga your surgeon examines the rectum. Prolapsing hemorrhoids are surgically treatable. Be well. ...Read more

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Would an external thrombosed hemorroid effect my period? It's late.

Would an external thrombosed hemorroid effect my period? It's late.

Depends: Unlikely, unless it's very stressful and a real pain in the ass. If you've had recent unprotected sex, you probably would have had to be on top. ...Read more

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What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids? what other treatment will hasten recovery?

What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids?  what other treatment will hasten recovery?

Excision or drainage: The only surgical procedure for thrombosed external hemorrhoid is to open the skin and drain it usually under local anesthesia in an office setting or to excise the entire hemorrhoid and clot and this also can be done under local. Banding and similar procedures are done for INTERNAL hemorrhoids. Important to know thrombosis will resolve without procedure with hot sitz bath and time. ...Read more

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What treatment for anal fistula?

An infection: In the perianal region, usually derived from the anal glands inside the rectum. A fistula is an abnormal communication between two organs, in this case the rectum and the skin outside the anus. Both require evaluation and often surgery to permanently resolve and prevent recurrences or complications. ...Read more

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How to treat a thrombosed external hemorrhoids?

How to treat a thrombosed external hemorrhoids?

Surgically if painfu: If your thrombosed external hemorrhoid is painful, you should see a surgeon about having it "lanced" for instant relief. This can usually be done in the office or er under local anesthesia and should totally resolve the issue for that hemorrhoid. However, there are usually several hemorrhoids (commonly 3 columns) so a recurrence in a different hemorrhoid is not uncommon. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for painful varicose veins?

What is a good treatment for painful varicose veins?

Vein pain: Wearing gradient compression stockings or elevating your legs will relieve venous pain. This relief is temporary. Long lasting relief is best approached by proper diagnosis and treatment by a board certified vein specialist. They can offer ambulatory techniques with minimally invasive treatments to rid you of painful varicosities and their cause. ...Read more

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Best treatment for painful skin tag under tongue?

See a dentist: How long has it been there? See a dentist, especially if it has been there for more than two weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best treatment for an anal fissure?

Best treatment for an anal fissure?

Anal fissure: The management of primary anal fissures is generally non-operative and includes increased dietary fibre, warm baths, topical ointments and sometimes botulinum toxin injections. If these treatments are ineffective then surgical intervention may be considered ...Read more

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Labia majora pimple 1 wk painful . Has not gone away or popped. Swollen red painful. How to treat?

Hot compress: Try a hot compress to bring it to a head and drain it. It may be necessary to take antibiotics, or in extreme cases to have a doctor remove it. ...Read more

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M58, Does external painless thrombosed hemorrhoid need any treatment? or its heal on its own? thanks

M58, Does external painless thrombosed hemorrhoid need any treatment? or its heal on its own? thanks

No need: They usually heal on their own. Please make sure that is what this is and not a tumor. Www.Drlugo.Com ...Read more

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Can an anal fissure or hemorrhoids cause swollen lymph nodes in the groin?

Can an anal fissure or hemorrhoids cause swollen lymph nodes in the groin?

Yes, but not often : Any inflammatory lesion can cause local lymph node enlargement however, enlarged nodes in the groin are not commonly associated with these perianal problems. See a surgeon they can assess and treat the perianal problems and evaluate the nodes. ...Read more

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Is neo healar effective for external hemorrhoids and anal fissures.Will it cure completely after 3 weeks.?

Is neo healar effective for external hemorrhoids and anal fissures.Will it cure completely after 3 weeks.?

Anal fissure: If anal fissures are present, this product is unlikely to resolve them. This situation should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Spider vein treatment and possible connection to foot pain(?

Spider vein treatment and possible connection to foot pain(?

Spider vein Rx.: There is no connection between spider veins as a cause of foot pain. However, treating spider veins of the foot with sclerotherapy can potentially cause foot pain if the solution injected irritates a nerve in the foot or escapes from the injected vein and irritates the surrounding skin. Because the foot has only skin and bone, sclerotherapy of the foot is usually more uncomfortable than elsewhere ...Read more

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I have inflamed gum with solitary swollen submandibular lymph node... What is the treatment? Should I take antibiotic?

I have inflamed gum with  solitary swollen submandibular lymph node... What is the treatment? Should I take  antibiotic?

Get checked: The most likely scenario is that there is an unhealthy pulp in a tooth that drained thru the bone to the gum and down to the lymph node. 1. Identify the constituents of the infection 2. Detoxify the infection 3 Deal with unhealthy tooth ...Read more