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Medicines for external hemorrhoids - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi Hi, i was at a dinner dance on satuday 6th december, and awoke the next morning with sharp pains from my bottom. I have had problems with piles in the past, but for a long time now i have had no problems with my actual bowel movements. I would say however that i may sit on the toilet longer than necessary, and my job involves me to be either sitting for most of the time or standing most of the time if this is of any relevance. After getting out of bed i checked myself out with a mirror and discovered a rather large external hemorrhoid. This last few days i have been in absolute agony, and there is a rather embarrassing discharge which is causing me a fai amount of stress. I should also say at this stage that i am male, and am only 20 years of age. I have read on other sites/forums that my problem could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid and that they normally go away on there own, what should i do? should i see a doctor? and if not, what could i do to relieve the pain? many thanks for yor tym
Doctor :   give me minutes i will go through your history
User :   thanks
Doctor :   do you have bleeding
User :   no
Doctor :   any constipation
User :   no, my bowel movements have been normal
Doctor :   Do you pain while passing stools
User :   no
Doctor :   ointmetn and creams containnng steriods may help
User :   would u give me an example of names? etc and where i could get these from
Doctor :   first thing you need to get an physical examination done

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