When a blood clot forms inside an external hemorrhoid, it often causes severe pain. This thrombosed external hemorrhoid can be felt as a firm, tender mass in the anal area, ranging from the size of a pea to the size of a golf ball. If left untreated, it may result in an anal skin tag.
Oregon Hemorrhoid Clinic
provides patients throughout Portland, OR
with the most professional care
for their most uncomfortable needs. By using the most advanced technologies
, we are able to treat every type of hemorrhoid or rectal dysfunction. Unlike internal hemorrhoids, external hemorrhoids are visible and appear outside of the anal opening. If left untreated, a blood clot may form, causing severe pain. This is called an external thrombotic hemorrhoid.