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How do I get rid of a hemorrhoid that has popped up 4 days ago and I've been using Preparation H it's my first and I'm 28 & don't really know what todo?

How do I get rid of a hemorrhoid that has popped up 4 days ago and I've been using Preparation H it's my first and I'm 28 & don't really know what todo?

Sitz Baths: Sit in a bathtub with enough warm water to reach the hemorrhoid. Sit in it for a few minutes a few times a day and see if this manages symptoms. It helps to spread the buttocks gently to allow the water to get to the area. If pain becomes great or this is otherwise unmanageable due to itching or bleeding, have a medical practitioner take a look to see if more aggressive intervention is indicated. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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How do I get rid of hemorrhoids?

How do I get rid of hemorrhoids?

Psyllium Fiber: If you want to only care for this without any surgical intervention, then psyllium fiber or an equivalent is likely the best treatment for long term. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium. Start with a teaspoon a night mixed in 16 oz of water every night. Unless they are stuck out and causing significant pain or itching, surgery can usually be avoided. You should consider seeing your doc. ...Read more

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Doc how do I get rid of hemorrhoids they live one week comes back?

Doc how do I get rid of hemorrhoids they live one week comes back?

Eat fiber : Hemorrhoid are dilated veins that turn bad and they stay bad all the medical treatment that we recommend does not get rid of them it only minimize the symptoms my advice if you eat more fiber and stay as regular as you can prevent huffing and puffing while you are in the bathroom you can keep them from bothering you if you are having pain sit in tub with warm water surgery should be last option. ...Read more

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This lump on my butt is not a hemorrhoid , what is it? Its the size of a lime bean how do I get rid of it?

This lump on my butt is not a hemorrhoid , what is it? Its the size of a lime bean how do I get rid of it?

Pilonidal cyst: It could be a pilonidal cyst or sinus. There are other possibilities including a tumor. Okay to get checked by your regular doc. You may need a biopsy or surgery consult. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hemorrhoid????

How do I get rid of hemorrhoid????

Start with an exam: The place to start is with an examination by a general or colorectal surgeon. That doctor will be able to assess if you (a) have hemorrhoids and (b) need treatment. All human beings have normal hemorrhoidal cushions in their lower rectum and anus. Once you have been examined, the surgeon can give you a treatment plan. This plan may include surgery. ...Read more

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How to get rid of external hemorrhoids?

Surgery: ... Unfortunately that is the only way to rid external hemorrhoids. Internal ones can be banded however very easily. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of internal hemorrhoids?

Many ways: Topical therapy, infrared coagulation, injection sclerotherapy, rubberband ligation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hemorrhoids at 16 years old?

Diet modifications: Dietary modifications including adequate fiber and water intake, reduction of processed foods, avoiding straining, topical treatment, possibly surgery - the same as an adult. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my hemorrhoid myself? Prep h?

How to get rid of my hemorrhoid myself? Prep h?

A few tricks below: 1) avoid toilet paper - use baby wipes or moist wipes 2) have soft bowel movements - if needed, use a stool softener 3) do not stay on the toilet too long - no reading 4) everyone has hemorrhoids - you control them, by avoiding the flares 5) warm soaks 2x/day if flares occur. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to get rid of internal hemorrhoids?

What's the fastest way to get rid of internal hemorrhoids?

Depends: On the seveerity of the hemorrhoids and the symptoms. Proper diet and fluids wont get rid of them as they are normal venous structures that have been abused by your diet and bowel pattern. Depending on the severity, ligation, sclerosis, or surgery are the opti0ons when diet alone does not help. See a colorectal surgeon for more specigfic evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Does anusol get rid of hemorrhoids or does it just relieve the symptoms?

Does anusol get rid of  hemorrhoids or does it just relieve the symptoms?

Relieve: Hemorrhoiss are a stretched blood vessel and skin. Anusol just relieves the symptoms, to get rid you need surgery or other intervention. ...Read more

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My colonoscopy said I have mild hemorrhoids. What can I do to get rid of them?

Warm baths: If hemorrhoids only seen by colonoscopist with no associated symptoms then no treatment suggested. If there are mild symptoms, a rectal cream or warm soaks can help. If more symptomatic with pain and bleeding, resection or rubber banding would be needed. ...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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How to get rid of 2 hemorrhoids without surgery? I have had 1 for a year now and recently another one came up.

How to get rid of 2 hemorrhoids without surgery? I have had 1 for a year now and recently another one came up.

Fiber and water: The best conservative treatment for hemorrhoids is to get plenty of fiber in your diet and consume plenty of water as well. To prevent hemorrhoids from causing problems such as bleeding or pain, you need to avoid constipation and straining. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids how to get rid of them & the estimated healing period!

Tough to say: Hemorrhoids are pillars of vascular tissue that line the anal canal. They act as "cushions" in the anal canal. Depending on the type of hemorrhoids, there are different treatments. They range from topical therapies, to rubber bands, to surgery. Rather than treat them yourself, get seen by a general or colorectal surgeon to make sure that your symptoms aren't attributable to something else. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hemorrhoids due to pregnancy?

Depends: Mostly women have residual skin tags following hemorrhoid flares during pregnancy as a result of constipation and straining. The tags are benign and i don't recommend removing them. True hemorrhoid problems should be avoided by a good high fiber diet and drinking lots of fluids and preferably non alcoholic, non caffeinated fluids. ...Read more

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