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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I would like to know if external haemorrhoids can last for

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I would like to know if external haemorrhoids can last for 7+ years, or if I may have something more serious
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 17 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Could you please post some pictures of those for me on this page?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
How do I do this?
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Here are 2
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

Got them--hold on please

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

Have you had anything to treat those?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Only once before
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

And what was that?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
A haemorrhoid cream
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

The are just external hemorrhoids and they can last for a very long time

Nothing at all serious but if they're bothersome your doctor can either rubber band them or make a small incision and get the clot out

Please let me know if you need any more information