How to treat a thrombosed external hemorrhoids?

Surgically if painfu. If your thrombosed external hemorrhoid is painful, you should see a surgeon about having it "lanced" for instant relief. This can usually be done in the office or er under local anesthesia and should totally resolve the issue for that hemorrhoid. However, there are usually several hemorrhoids (commonly 3 columns) so a recurrence in a different hemorrhoid is not uncommon.

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What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids? What other treatment will hasten recovery?

Excision. Thrombosed external hemorrhoids are painful.They resolve in a couple of weeks.If pain is unbearable they can be excised(removed).Rubber band ligation or stapling has less postoperative pain but higher recurrence rate.Other treatment:stool softeners,local steroids,anesthetics,astringents.For those medical agents check with the pharmacist for brand names.Hope you feel better soon. Read more...
Excision or drainage. The only surgical procedure for thrombosed external hemorrhoid is to open the skin and drain it usually under local anesthesia in an office setting or to excise the entire hemorrhoid and clot and this also can be done under local. Banding and similar procedures are done for INTERNAL hemorrhoids. Important to know thrombosis will resolve without procedure with hot sitz bath and time. Read more...

How do I treat external hemorrhoids quickly I get this pain from time to time and I dont know the cause. I have no bleeding but I can feel a bump?

Suppositories. There are numerous hemorroidal suppositories available that work well. If it is a recurrent problem, you might want to consider outpatient banding or surgery. Your doctor will help you decide how to proceed. preparation H is availble over the counter. Read more...

How can you treat external hemorrhoids?

No. You can never remove all of the external hemorrhoids even with surgery. What most people think are external hemorrhoids are actually residual benign skin tags from prior hemorrhoidal flares. I personally do not recommend witch hazel ever, as many people will develop a sensitivity reaction, like an allergic reaction, to it after repeated use. Read more...
Reduce symptoms. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge anal area. Soak for about. Read more...

What will I do treat mucus discharge from anus due to Infection which occurs due to unhygenic large external hemorrhoids? Thanks

Antibiotic needed! This really requires an exam, lab work and treatment ASAP! Please try to get to a Dr or a Clinic or Emergency Room since it will not be likely to heal by itself. Best wishes! Read more...
Proctologist. I recommend that you consult a proctologist for both diagnosis and treatment. These specialists concentrate on problems like yours and in my experience attain the best results in treating disorders of the anorectal area. Read more...