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do hemorrhoids come and go

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Palafox
24 years experience Breast Surgery
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are part of normal anatomy; we all have them, but just talk about them when they are bothersome. Flare-ups with pain, itching and bleeding ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
25 years experience General Surgery
Tincture of Time: Acute flare ups are typically self-limited. If there is a thrombosed hemorrhoid this too will also go away althought you may end up with a tag of extr ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Facelle
42 years experience General Surgery
Hemorrhoid ointment: Avoid constipation, drink more water, stool softeners.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Yes, mostly: Hemorrhoids result from constipation and are best avoided by using fiber in your diet with plenty of water. You can also add natural products like fru ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Anal skin tag: If you had an external hemorrhoid and it did not require surgery then you will eventually have a small skin tag at the site.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Variety of causes: Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins that exist under the lining of the rectum and anus. The primary cause of hemorrhoids is increased abdominal pressure, ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Sorry you can not: Make your hemorrhoids go away "naturally".
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
21 years experience General Surgery
They wont: Surgery or ligation/ banding are the only options for permanent removal; however this is only recommended after trying other rx, & only if the symptom ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Could get remission for months or even years by proper high fibre diet , avoiding constipation , good hydration. At 42 need physician evaluation to ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antony Joseph
20 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to say: External hemorrhoid can persist for a long time, and they are usually asymptomatic except for the fact it is there. Leave it alone if it doesnt bothe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
No one answer: If you increase the water and fiber intake it will help. Constipation is one thing that can make hemorrhoids stay longer. Warm water sitz baths can ... Read More

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