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A 28-year-old female asked:

Im 28 yrs old drink 3-4 bottles of water a day have a good amount of fiber intake and hemorrhoids still flare off and on why? is this normal?

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Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Increase fiber: Although you drink a good amount of water and get fiber it may not be enough. You can try to increase your fiber intake. Eating bran at breakfast even prunes. For lunch salad and see of this helps.
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