A 28-year-old male asked:
Which is the best way to get treatment for piles or how to avoid constipation?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tracy Berganswered
General Surgery 34 years experience
Bowel regimen: Long term your best solution to constipation is to use fiber, increased fluid intake, stool softeners, and laxatives, to achieve 2 soft bowel movements per day, no straining. Okay to check in with your doc about piles/hemorrhoids.
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Dr. Troy Reynaanswered
Pediatric Surgery 46 years experience
Surgery: Surgery by colo-rectal surgeon is safe. One can try medical management if piles are not too far gone. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily will help. Try to drink at least on ounce of water for every pound of body weight. Increase fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. Decrease dairy products and other foods known to constipate you.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old male asked:
Hi Dr. What is the best way to avoid having piles and is there any treatment for it.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Juan Cucalonanswered
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Hemorroids: The best way to avoid the problem is to have a healthy diet with abundant water and fiber. Also keeping your weight under control and avoiding straining. Once the problem starts you may need to see a surgeon to have them removed
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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