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Does anusol get rid of hemorrhoids or does it just relieve the symptoms?

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Dr. Scott Grover
General Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: It can do both, depending on the severity of the hemorrhoids.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 28 years experience
Relieve: Hemorrhoiss are a stretched blood vessel and skin. Anusol just relieves the symptoms, to get rid you need surgery or other intervention.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Does anusol treat hemorrhoids or relieve the symptoms?

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Dr. Pricha Boonswang
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
The latter: It helps the inflammation.

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Last updated Apr 15, 2018

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