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A 20-year-old female asked:

had external hemorrhoid for about 2 yrs now. i use witch hazel.is there anything else i can do to make it go away without surgery? any daily routine?

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Dr. Donald Siegel
Specializes in General Surgery
Conservative treat: Most likely warm sitz baths and a steroid cream or foam.Witch hazel is an astringent, potentially harmful on mucous membranes.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2015

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