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I'm not sure if I have external hemorrhoids should I see a doctor? It is painful. I have had swelling before but not like this and with pain

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In brief: Hemmiroids

External hemmiroids are painful.
You should have them checked out if the pain persists.

In brief: Hemmiroids

External hemmiroids are painful.
You should have them checked out if the pain persists.
Dr. Alexander Barkan
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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: See your doctor

Thrombosed (clotted) external hemorrhoids can present with your symptoms.
It may resolve spontaneously, but can also recur.

In brief: See your doctor

Thrombosed (clotted) external hemorrhoids can present with your symptoms.
It may resolve spontaneously, but can also recur.
Dr. Craig Carter
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