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Are hemorrhoids typically itchy?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Usually not

Itching associated with hemorrhoids is usually do to caffeine excess, which by itself can cause hemorrhoid problems due to its diuretic effect and contribution to copnstipation.

In brief: Usually not

Itching associated with hemorrhoids is usually do to caffeine excess, which by itself can cause hemorrhoid problems due to its diuretic effect and contribution to copnstipation.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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In brief: Yes

Itching is a very common symptom of hemorhoids.
It can be treated with topical anti-itch remedies like calamine lotion, zinc oxide ointment, or lanacaine.

In brief: Yes

Itching is a very common symptom of hemorhoids.
It can be treated with topical anti-itch remedies like calamine lotion, zinc oxide ointment, or lanacaine.
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