How long is to long for external hemorrhoid to bleed?

Bleeding. From hemorrhoids can continue as long as they are not treated. Bleeding too long is several days of bleeding. Rectal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a doctor to be sure there is not something else causing the bleeding ; to develop a treatment plan.

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How heavy and how long does an external hemorrhoid bleed for?

Few days. You are referring to ext. Hems. Which thrombose (clot) from blood slowing down as it traverses the hem. Vein it is going thru as you strain to have a bm or go too often with loose stools. Once the blood clots in the vein it swells and hurts and sometimes it bursts open and bleeds on its own or the doctor opens it to get the clot out and reduce the swelling and pain lasting a few days. Read more...
Mild. External hemorrhoids generally do not bleed in great quantity or for too long. They can bleed if thrombosed or clotted, and they can rupture, causing some bleeding for a few days. Internal hemorrhoids are more often responsible for significant bleeding. Read more...

I've used creams for my external hemorrhoid and it doesn't seem to stop hurting. Every time I go number 2, it's always bleeding. What should I do?

Re-evaluation. peraiatent pain and bleeding of hemorrhoids needs re-evaluation. Be sure that you are getting enough fiber, drinking enough water and avoid straining. Read more...
Diet,Rx, or see MD. Try PROCTOSOL 2.5% apply 2-3 times and after #2. Diet more fiber. Avoid constipation.Sit in hot water 10 minutes 2 times(seitz bath.) Log on PILex.com.Make sure this is located in California Order a bot of 14 capsule Take 2 capsules daily x 7 days.It is pure herbal medicine no side effects. It works wonder.But bleeding a lot see MD A great product. Read more...

Should I go see a doc for external hemorrhoid is bleeding?

Maybe. If this is a persistent problem, you should see your doctor. If its new, try local management first. Topical over the counter cremes, good hydration, moderate to high fibre diet, sitz baths all may help. If the bleeding persists , or is tender, see your doctor. This may be self limited as the bleeding may be the disruption of the engorged hemorrhoid. Good luck. Read more...

What is the best initial treatment for pain of small external hemorrhoid with no bleeding.

Drainage. Most likely it is thrombosed external hemorrhoids , where samll amount blood collects and clots under the skin causing pain, if drained will get immediate relief, if left alone may take 2 to 3 wks to clear. First you have to see the doctor to make sure it is only hemorrhoid not some thing else. Read more...
Hemorrhoids. Initial treatment consists of warm water baths to rectal area called sitz baths, gentle hygiene with wet wipes and blotting, and application of otc Hydrocortisone cream. Also, dietary changes with gradual increase in fiber, controlling carbohydrates, and increasing water intake. Activity increases help too. Visit with your doctor to make sure that they are hemorrhoids and nothing else. Read more...

I am pregnant and group b strep positive. I have an external hemorrhoid that is bleeding. Can the GBS get into my blood through hemy and effect baby?

No. unless your infection become systemic that mean in your blood stream there is no danger to the baby and if it did you will be super sick and your own life could be in danger most likely your strep have no way of going to your system via your bleeding hemorrhoid. Read more...