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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a thrombosis hemorrhoid?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a thrombosis hemorrhoid?

Thrombosis: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. A thrombosed hemorrhoid contains a clot which causes redness ; ^ pain. ...Read more

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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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Thromboses hemorrhoid... I was told by a doc on this site that i might have this, first off what exactly is it, second what are the treatments?

Thromboses hemorrhoid... I was told by a doc on this site that i might have this, first off what exactly is it, second what are the treatments?

Hemorrhoid: A thrombosed hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that has a clot in it. It is usually felt as a painful swollen lump around the anus. Treatments can be sitz baths with warm water with several cups of epsom salts added twice daily. Topical creams such as anusol are also helpful. Sometimes if they are extremely painful, they may need to have the clot surgically removed. ...Read more

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Could a thrombosed hemorrhoid be treated at home?

Possibly: Warm sitz baths, sitting in a warm tub for 20 minutes, two or three times a day may be helpful. Over-the-counter medications may be helpful such as stool softeners, otc creams or suppositories. If this doesn't help see your doctor for rx creams or suppositories, injections to scar the hemorrhoid, banding to shrivel it up, or surgery. ...Read more

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Is it ok to treat a thrombosed hemorrhoid at home?

Yes: With some time and tlc, it will get better. Avoid trauma to the area by keeping your stools soft with fiber supplements. Use warm tub baths or sitz baths 2-3 times a day and try a medicated pain-relieving cream if you need to. It should get better over 5-7 days. If the pain persists, or if the swelling doesn't go away, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have painless external thrombosed hemorrhoid. How can I treat it at home?

I have painless external thrombosed hemorrhoid. How can I treat it at home?

Avoid constipation: Constipation and pushing hard to have a bowel movement can cause hemorrhoids. Avoid constipation by increasing fiber in your diet or adding a fiber supplement. A stool softener can also help. Once you stop pushing hard the hemorrhoid sometimes shrinks. Make sure a physician like a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist looks at it to make sure it is not cancer or warts (not likely to be cancer). ...Read more

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Docs, could a thrombosed hemorrhoid be treated at home?

Docs, could a thrombosed hemorrhoid be treated at home?

It can, but painful.: The key in a thrombosed hemorrhoid is the pain, and the reason to treat is basically to relieve it. ...Read more