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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoid: Hemorrhoid surgery might help but nor guarantee it will not come back, you can mange by altering the dietary habit and keep away from getting constipa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Scissors: Snip the hair at the base-if unable to see it, ask someone close or even your primary care doc to help you. Be careful 😉.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
52 years experience Thoracic Surgery
External hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are present in 50 % of the US population. There are internal and external, most of the time asymptomatic. The external, if thrombosed, re ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Diet and exercise: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fiber, is one of the most effective lifestyle changes you can make for your hemorrhoids. A high-fiber diet, together ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hemorroids: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the an ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Hemorrhoids : Hemorrhoids are blood clots in a vein or veins in the rectum. They are a very common human condition and can worsen with constipation or trauma. I ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoid: A hemorrhoid is a dilated vein that pops out about the anus and rectum. We tend to get hemorrhoids from straining at stool, which in turn results fro ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Veins: Dilated veins in the annus.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Chronic Constipation: Pressure from passing hard stools puts pressure on the veins in the rectum. The veins dilate and become varicose (like on legs) with risk of forming ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
30 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Sitz baths with epson salts for acutely inflamed, painful swelling, stool softeners (colace) for prevention of hard stools, witch hazel impregnated wi ... Read More
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