A member asked:

Hi doc. i have hemorrhoids all of a sudden. this is the second spell in 1 month. i have had this spell for a week now and does not seem to get better. they are external. what can i do alternative to using only anusol cream?

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Dr. Harold Mandel answered

Specializes in General Practice

Home remedies & exam: Simple home remedies which often help with hemorrhoids include eating more fiber, moderate exercise such as walking for 20-30 minutes daily, going to the bathroom immediately when you have an urge to defecate & warm water baths. I also suggest a general medical exam to make certain you don't have any infectious processes or other illnesses which should be treated. I wish you well with your health!

Answered 9/29/2019

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