A 16-year-old female asked:
i have had a hemorrhoid for a couple of months now, iv tried several treatments and i drink lots of water and eat fibre, any suggestions to get rid?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
You are already: Doing some helpful things. 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 anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Insure you are staying physically active.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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