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Can eating aloe vera help with hemmorhoids? Can it also help lower cholesterol? Thanks

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Aloe

Ingesting aloe is not likely to affect either hemorrhoids or lipids.

In brief: Aloe

Ingesting aloe is not likely to affect either hemorrhoids or lipids.
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care

In brief: Alternative meds

By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine.
Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. still, some could help. great info at : http://nccam.Nih.Gov/.

In brief: Alternative meds

By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine.
Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. still, some could help. great info at : http://nccam.Nih.Gov/.
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In brief: Hemmorhoid treatment

Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help these common problems.
Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with ruling out a fissure.

In brief: Hemmorhoid treatment

Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help these common problems.
Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with ruling out a fissure.
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