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A 31-year-old member asked:

What is done for a hemorrhoid?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
Depends: On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet bet is a colorectal surgeon.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids and what can be done for them?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Rectal sx : Rectal pain, bleeding, constipation, difficult evacuation. Bands, laser, surgery ointments/suppositories are treatments for hemorrhoids.
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