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A 27-year-old male asked:

Healing from hemorrhoid flareup, stool very random/loose. high stress/anxiety. pain keeps going/coming back. help!? have switched to high fiber diet.

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Good start!: But also drink plenty of fluids and do not wear tight garments across your waist!
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
I would be intereste: In anxiety prior to flare. If alternating constipation and diarrhea could b irrtible bowel, a type of functional somatic syndrome. If pain persistent keep using the hemmorroid med, if u can't sit, may be a clot in hemmorroid. It can be hard to resolve without a procedure. You may have fissure in the skin.Treat flare, 2aleve 2x/day w/1gm tylenol (acetaminophen) 6hr. Anxiety 2B considered, tx may help ibs sx.

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