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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
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
Puss coming out of a thrombosis hemorrhoid, should I seek medical attention? Is there a home remedy I could try to help heal this?
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
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
No: Once a hemorrhoid has clotted, best option is to have it surgically removed. It will eventually shrink and resorb the blood leaving behind a tag but in the meantime the clotted hemorrhoid will be very painful and inconvenient. Sometimes the surgeon will simply cut it open and evacuate (remove) the clot ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I tell if the pain coming from my butt is sciatica or an internal thrombosed (blood clot) hemorrhoid?
Past couple days having maroon blood in stool and toilet Today same thing but passed a blood clot could this be hemorrhoids?
Unlikely: Hemorrhoids usually cause bright red painless blood and not clots. Maroon blood suggests bleeding somewhere higher in the GI track. It is also something that needs to be checked, this is especially true in someone on Motrin as yourself. If you have any symptoms of lightheadedness or weakness you should go to an UC or ER. Otherwise, call you PCP or GI doctor for an appointment. ...Read more
Ive had a history of hemorrhoids, i just had a bowel movement and i the toilet was red and when i wiped there was a little blood clot is that normal?
Could be: As a physician I do not like to describe things as "normal" or not but use ideas like expected or understandable. We are born with hemorrhoidal tissues and bright red blood and even small clots can come from them. If there was no pain then it probably was not a tear or fissure. Keep an eye on this and if it continues you really need to see a provider and have a rectal exam if not short scope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer