A 47-year-old female asked:
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I am on holiday in Hermanus and have piles for which “over the counter” creams do not work. ?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Suppository: Try Anusol-HC Suppository or and rectal suppository with cortisone
Answered on Jan 8, 2018

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