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Hemorroids or clot in vein. Which is hard?
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In brief: Thrombosed hemorrhoi
Hemorrhoids can thrombose and such thrombosis can be painful, especially if they are external.
i.e. external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids are rarely painful unless they are thrombosed.

In brief: Thrombosed hemorrhoi
Hemorrhoids can thrombose and such thrombosis can be painful, especially if they are external.
i.e. external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids are rarely painful unless they are thrombosed.
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology
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In brief: Hemorrhoid is a vein
Hemorrhoids are veins and they can be either internal or external.
External hemorrhoids can get irritated and the blood in the vein can clot. This is painful and gets hard and is called a thrombosed hemorrhoid.

In brief: Hemorrhoid is a vein
Hemorrhoids are veins and they can be either internal or external.
External hemorrhoids can get irritated and the blood in the vein can clot. This is painful and gets hard and is called a thrombosed hemorrhoid.
Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine
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In brief: Clot
When hemorrhoids get hard it usually is because of a thrombosis or clot of those veins.
This will typically cause some pain. One approach is to have this drained, generally a simple office procedure. You should consult your primary care physician for initial evaluation and guidance.

In brief: Clot
When hemorrhoids get hard it usually is because of a thrombosis or clot of those veins.
This will typically cause some pain. One approach is to have this drained, generally a simple office procedure. You should consult your primary care physician for initial evaluation and guidance.
Dr. Steven Zimmet
Dr. Steven Zimmet
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