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A 33-year-old female asked:

i have been suffering from haemorrhoids lately and the pain is significant. i've been on medication but it's not helping much. are they treatable?

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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
See your Dr.: Multiple minimally invasive treatments are available. Ask your doctor. Chronic hemorrhoids can be associated with other colon conditions like colon (rectal) cancer. You need to get checked out.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
See a doctor: You may need to control constipation and see a colorectal surgeon for possible surgical treatment.

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