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How can you cure hemorroids?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Non operative treatment is recommended, and includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, laxatices to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals, other) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails.
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
By treatment: First by healthy habits, high fiber diet, avoiding constipation, hydration, local care including use of ointments will get relief in majority . If it fails, getting recurrent frequent painful attacks, with bleeding , one of man available interventions ( surgery ).

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A 16-year-old male asked:

How can I cure internal hemorroids?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No true cure: Once hemorrhoids are there, they never go away (unless you have surgery, which i don't recommend). The trick is to keep them from becoming inflamed. Don't get constipated. Eat lots of fruits and veggies. Whole grains are also good - fiber is the key. Drink lots of water. Exercise is also good for keeping things moving. If they're flared up, suppositories with Hydrocortisone can be helpful.
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What is hemorroids?

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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 30 years experience
Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective.

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