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What do vulva hemorrhoids look like?

What do vulva hemorrhoids look like?

Varicose veins: Vulvar hemorrhoids (also called vulvar varicosities or varicose veins on the vulva) are veins that become very dilated and twisted-looking, often during pregnancy. In general, they look similar to to varicose veins on the legs. ...Read more

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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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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?

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?

Abscess: In this location there are several possibilities. However an infection/abscess carries risk for your health. Okay to get evaluated, minor er or your regular doc for exam and possible incision if infection. A surgery consult may benefit you. ...Read more

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Itchy anus/lower vagina (on the vulva) for months, I've been to the doctor and tried everything from yeast, hemorrhoids, BV. Literally everything :(?

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 more

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Can hemorrhoids cause bleeding from bladder or vagina?

Can hemorrhoids cause bleeding from bladder or vagina?

No: Hemorrhoids can bleed with bowel movements or spontaneously but it usually is bright red blood on the toilet paper or in the bowl. It is always bleeding from the anus. They will not cause bleeding from other places. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Many possibilities: it could be a cyst in the skin or bartholins gland . it could be a vulvar varicosities , it could be a mole or other skin condition . There are many possibilities . The only way to know for sure is to see a doctor and have it checked out. ...Read more

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Mucus from vagina after peeing and suffering from hemorrhoid. What do you suggest?

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

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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?

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

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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 more

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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?

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

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more