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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 have a knot the size of a quarter inbetween my vulva area and rectum area, very painful. Could it be a hemorrhoid or something else?
Itchy anus/lower vagina (on the vulva) for months, I've been to the doctor and tried everything from yeast, hemorrhoids, BV. Literally everything :(?
Biopsy the area: Chronic vulvar itchy is not a rare issue. If common approaches do not work then a yeast culture should be done as well as a biopsy of the vulva. Lichen sclerosis and lichen simplex complex are two common disorders that often get missed. They can be confirmed by biopsy and treated with Clobetasol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an external hemorrhoid that I'm treating. I found another bump closer to my vagina. Could this also be a hemorrhoid that's not on my anus?
See ur PCP: These r two different issues. U may have vaginal infection. This needs to be examined by ur doctor before treatment. ...Read more
It seems that I've started my period but I also have a small bleeding hemorrhoid close to my vagina.how do i know which it is?
Vaginal vs rectal bl: A tampon can sort that out easily. You could also reach behind and wipe just your anus to see if blood originates from there. If not squeamish, wash hands and insert a finger into your vagina to see if there is blood. ...Read more
I have external dark purple hemorrhoid home treatment no good, and now its a really foul smell down there and vagina burns what do first?
Could be thrombosed: This could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid if it is very dark colored. The other possibility is that you have an abscess, particularly if there is a foul smell. See a doctor to have this looked at. You may need to have a procedure performed for this. In the meantime, try sitz baths (soak in warm water) and ice packs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I go to my doctor if I have a hemorrhoid? (16 f) I'm shy and don't want her to see my rectum and vagina...
How can I treat it on my own?
Hemorroid: hello ~ you are still technically in the Pediatric group at age 16y and so you really should be coordinating health with a parent who still acts as your guardian. Can you do that ? But having said that, small mild hems could be treated by you but large bleeding ones cannot. Ask you and Mom TCB and chat thanks ...Read more