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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)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...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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Thrombosis hemorrhoid burst after a bath the other day and bled a lot. now it is putting out puss and is very sore. what to do and how serious is it?

Thrombosis hemorrhoid burst after a bath the other day and bled a lot. now it is putting out puss and is very sore. what to do and how serious is it?

Continue sitz bath.: Sit in warm tub, plain warm water at least four times a day. If problem continue after few days check with your MD ...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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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

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What is the distinction between thrombosed and strangled hemorrhoids?

What is the distinction between thrombosed and strangled hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids : Strangled hemorrhoids are internal hemorrhoids that have dropped so much they are stuck outside the anus and can't be pushed back to inside the anus. Thrombosed hemorrhoids are the result of a rupture of an external hemorrhoid vessel causing bleeding under the skin and a purple bump on the skin on the outside of the anus. Both are painful and treated with surgery. ...Read more

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I think I have a thrombosed hemorrhoid. How can I relieve the pain associated with it? How can I help it resolve to avoid surgery?

I think I have a thrombosed hemorrhoid.  How can I relieve the pain associated with it? How can I help it resolve to avoid surgery?

Time: Local heat like warm baths, use Ibuprofen or Aspirin for discomfort, avoid bowel straining and constipation. These thrombosed hemorrhoids naturally resolve in 5-7 days without surgery, or can see a surgeon sooner as needed. ...Read more

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Can you pop a hemorrhoid? Im asking this because I have a thrombosed hemorrhoid that makes it to painful to move so i can't even go to the doctors

Can you pop a hemorrhoid?  Im asking this because I have a thrombosed hemorrhoid that makes it to painful to move so i can't even go to the doctors

No: You will not be able to although the blood is in like a water bobble , need incision ( under local ) to drain itif you can't go to doctor , go to er , also doctor will make sure ia only hemorrhoids only]. ...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?

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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Do thrombosed hemorrhoids weep?

Do thrombosed hemorrhoids weep?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Most like a varicose vein and yes they can leak. Non operative treatment includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, laxatives to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. ...Read more

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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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I have a thrombosed external hemorrhoid and no insurance. It hurts very bad. Would it be in my best interest to just go to an er or use home remides?

Here are some...: Ideally, go to see professionals/ But, you may watch and see if the degree and area of the pain do not worsen/extend with no fever/chill, you may use hemorrhoid-related OTC remedies + normalize BM through self-care. If not as stated, see doc soon. To put all related things together correctly for good care can be done easily by following info in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best.. ...Read more

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Thrombosed hemorrhoid, will these go away on their own, a few docs on here have told me some treatments but they don't seem to get smaller?

Thrombosed hemorrhoid, will these go away on their own, a few docs on here have told me some treatments but they don't seem to get smaller?

May need lancing: Hemorrhoids are a common problem, which result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus causing the veins to swell. If the hemorrhoid clots, also known as thrombosis, there can be significant pain. Immediate treatment is directed at getting the clot to resolve with moist heat or may require opening it, to evacuate the clot. Long-term, the goal is treat the underlying cause of hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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