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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders
Question: Hemorrhoid and Anal Sex
|orphius32 - Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:00 pm||
I will be leaving in 2 months for 4 years, and have recently had a thrombosed Hemorrhoid rupture. I am wondering how long until I can have anal sex again before I leave, and if this will cause me to have another hemorrhoid? Also, my hemorrhoid has been draining for 3 days, how long can I expect this to continue draining?
|Dr. Tamer Fouad - Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:48 am||
Sorry for the delay. A thrombosed hemorrhoid can take any length of time to recover completely depending on several factors (whether this is a recurrent attack or a new presentation, whether there are risk factors that caused the hemorrhoid, continued trauma).
Usually if you stick to conservative therapy and this is a new attack, the condition can be resolved within a week. Trauma such as anal sex will prevent complete healing from taking place and can predispose you to recurrent attacks.
I think you should avoid trauma to this area until you are sure that your symptoms and your condition has completely resolved.
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