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A 29-year-old female asked:

Will stool softeners and more water help with internal hemorhoids? also hw long does prep h suppositories take to shrink them?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Yes it is good : Anything you take to regulate your bowels and prevent you from straining is a good thing hydration is the key and I mean water and juiced not soda and beer and coffee and energy drink those will make you more dehydrated eat more fibers and fruits and exercise avoid heavy lifting that will make your hemorrhoid worst not preparation H and similar medication will help the pain and some swelling only

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Last updated Aug 11, 2014

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