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I think I have an internal hemorrhoid from childbirthing, how can I treat this without the humiliation of a doctors exam?

I think I have an internal hemorrhoid from childbirthing, how can I treat this without the humiliation of a doctors exam?

Best to be examined: Start by optimizing your fiber (25-30 grams/ day = 5-6 servings of fruit and vege) and hydration (~ 8 glasses of fluid/ day). Stool softener may be helpful so you don't strain to have a bm. However, if you have grade ii/iii hemorrhoids, you will need to see a doctor. Don't be embarrassed, this is a very common problem and it usually isn't as bad as you think. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more


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Does anyone know about the best way to get rid of hemorrhoids after childbirth?

Does anyone know about the best way to get rid of hemorrhoids after childbirth?

In time: Hemorroids after chilfbirth , will subside most of the time after child birth with local care only , speak to yourob doctor who is an expert in this kind of problems. ...Read more

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Do internal hemorrhoids go away?had since child birth 18mths ago. Some bowel movmts are easy and others are hard and bleed. Benefiber helps

Do internal hemorrhoids go away?had since child birth 18mths ago. Some bowel movmts are easy and others are hard and bleed. Benefiber helps

Yes possibly: You need to drink a lot of water, eat lots of fruits and veggies, limit bananas, limit rice, breads and try to have 1-2 soft stools a day. Over time things should improve ...Read more

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Hemerroids during childbirth, what to do?

Hemerroids during childbirth, what to do?

Hemorroids: Hemorrhoid during child birth is common. Try after having the baby to do sitz bath, drink a lot of water and eat fibers in your diet to help reduce the hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What is a natural way to cure hemorrhoids?

Avoid constipation: Hard stools are the cause of hemorrhoidal tissue swelling and bleeding. Preventing hard stools is the most natural way of treating hemorrhoids and can be achieved with a high fiber diet. ...Read more

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Best cure for hemorrhoids?

Best cure for hemorrhoids?

It depends: Complaints of hemorrhiods include many symptoms/problems :anal fissures, thrombosed external hemorrhiods, prolapsed internal hemorriodswith either itching, burning or bleeding.The cure would then depend on exactly what your particular problem is.The majority of patients will do fine with otc products and good regular bowel habits(fiber, stool softeners), warm baths. Severe or persistant prob-see dr. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hemorrhoids?

Is there a cure for hemorrhoids?

Yes: Internal hemorrhoids can be treated in painless non surgical fashion with injection sclerotherapy, infrared coagulation or rubberband ligation..External hemorrhoids can require surgery if refractory o medical therapy. ...Read more

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How to cure internal hemorrhoids?

How to cure internal hemorrhoids?

See your PCP: Internal hemorrhoids do not have skin innervation and can be destroyed without anesthetic with laser, and the treatment may be surgical or nonsurgical. See your PCP for proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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How can I cure a hemorrhoid from constipation?

How can I cure a hemorrhoid from constipation?

Yes, but: Most hemorrhoid flare ups are associated with constipation, and most people improve when they addressed their constipation. However, if you developed grade iii prolapse, it requires surgery. ...Read more

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What is the most effective cure for hemorrhoids?

What is the most effective cure for hemorrhoids?

No cure: But management of hemorrhoids is possible. Medical therapies for hemorrhoids: bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, juice/water probiotics, laxatives to achieve two soft bowel movements daily), salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungal), and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). If the medical therapy fails to control hemorrhoids, then ask for surgical referral. There are safe surgical procedures. ...Read more

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