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How should one take care of an internal hemorrhoid?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
See below: You may be able to avoid irritating the internal hemorrhoids. Drink plenty of liquids, eat high fiberr foods like fruits & vegetables, take fiber supplements like metamucil, avoid constipation and straining or sitting too long at the toilet. Suppositories may relieve a little. See a surgeon for possible hemorrhoid banding procedure if persistent problems.

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