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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: You may be able to avoid irritating the internal hemorrhoids and thus may allow them to be less bothersome, but they may not go away completely. Drin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe not hemorrhoid: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Pain +/- pruritis (itching) from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to inf ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diet and fluids: In general eating a high fiber diet and more importantly, drinking 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluid per day, more if excercising ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Conservative mgmt: Conservative management (non surgical) includes things like: sitz baths 2x/day, balneol lotion, wet wipes, calmol 4 rectal suppositories 2x/d-all for ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Can control & relief: by good healthy balanced high fibre diet , plenty of fluids , local care and stool softners , will give relief in most of the times.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoids: For prevention eat enough fiber and drink adequate fluids. If needed take a daily stool softener or even one with a gentle stimulant like senokot (sen ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Time works but...: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including increasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are sof ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Surgery: You could have the hemorrhoids removed. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nu ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: High fiber diet, 20-25 grams of fiber per day, 80-100 ounces of non caffeniated, non alcoholic fluids per day, more if you have a very physical job or ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Care of hemorrhoids: A care team starts with self care: daily shower, then hair dryer the area, apply over the counter salves, Lidocaine gel, and a bowel regimen. The goal ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
20 years experience Bariatrics
Hemorroids: Hemmoroids that are very symptomatic should be referred for surgical treatment.
A male asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GROBLER
Specializes in
Proctoscopy: Specialist surgeon, colorectal or gastroenterologist will assess the anorectum externally and internally to determine to extent of haemorrhoids and ta ... Read More
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