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How can I get treatment for hemorrhoids?

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Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in General Surgery
See your doctor: Assuming you have tried otc and home remedies without improvement, it's time to call your doctor. Many gps are very good in treating hemorrhoids so you should start by seeing your family doctor. However, you may need to visit a surgeon if you have advanced grade hemorrhoids.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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