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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
I've been using a salve for treating hemorrhoids, and now instead of a "ball" there is more like a "hole", is that "normal"?
How can I help this person get over being afraid of treating hemorrhoids with prescription suppositories?
What are my options for treating hemorrhoids? Already tried a 5 day supply of hydrocortisone suppositories. Do i maybe just need them treated longer?
External hemorrhoid: is basically extension of internal hemorrhoid into skin , once skin streets out and forms will not go away with out a procedure , eat high fibre diet , plenty of fluids , avoid constipation use stool softeners and any over the counter creams , You will be fine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 2+ weeks treating extn'l hemorrhoids with hydroctisone, sitz baths, & witch hazel, beside surgery what else can be done to reduce (not painful)?
More time: Hemorrhoid symptoms range from mild discomfort to burning, itching, bleeding, pressure, mass or lump in the perianal area. Symptoms managed with shower, hairdryer to area, creams, antifungals, and Lidocaine gels applied locally. More severe pain, bleeding may be a fissure. A bowel regimen, laxatives, fiber, increased dietary liquids, probiotics to achieve 2 soft stools daily. Then time. ...Read more
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