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?
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Psychiatry 27 years experience
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.
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