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I am running a 7 mile race tomorrow and have a very painful hemorrhoid. Any suggestions?

I am running a 7 mile race tomorrow and have a very painful hemorrhoid.  Any suggestions?

Plan : Sorry hearing this. Let's try analgesic suppository today and tomorrow. And use Tylenol tomorrow for help 2 tab every 4-6 h. And lubricant as well. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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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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Very painful hemorrhoids.using all over counter meds and changed diet per doctor. Still can't get rid.3 months and it hurts so bad to go to restroom ?

Very painful  hemorrhoids.using all over counter meds and changed diet per doctor. Still can't get rid.3 months and it hurts so bad to go to restroom ?

Why suffer more: See a surgeon , various procedures are available , simple low risk ambulatory procedure , you surgeon will explain to you . ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids painful?

Are hemorrhoids painful?

Maybe: External hemorrhoids usually hurt and occassionally bleed, internal hemorrhoids usually bleed without pain unless they prolapse to the outside. Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids are not external hemorrhoids and are treated differently than true external hemorrhoids. Bleeding and pain is often a fissure. Get a colon and rectal surgeon to evaluate it properly. ...Read more

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How do you treat painful hemorrhoids?

How do you treat painful hemorrhoids?

Anusol,stool softene: you need to locally apply anusol hc.also take a stool softener daily so there is no pushing or pressure ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why I have these painful hemorrhoids?

Water, diet, walking: Hemorrhoids are a common problem, which result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus causing the veins to swell, making them itchy and painful (especially if the hemorrhoid clots, also known as thrombosis). The pain is from stretching the lining of the anal canal from the engorged hemorrhoids. Treatment is directed at treating the underlying cause for hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Im 23 year old male with painful hemorrhoids. What do you suggest?

Bed rest: Warm tub soaks for 15-20 minuts, hi fiber diet, 80-100 ounces of caffeine free /alcohol free fluid daily. If not better in 24-48 hours see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now  it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

Possible thrombosis: It is possible your swollen hemorrhoid a have thrombosis. Seek medical evaluation as evacuation of the thrombus provides excellent relief in the first 72 hours. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful long lasting hemorrhoid?

What to do if I have painful long lasting hemorrhoid?

Various: Most heal by themselves, but may require numbing cream, diet modification, less straining, less time sitting on toilet or even surgery. If yours is long lasting, you may be better off seeing a doctor for possible intervention. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/basics/definition/con-20029852 ...Read more