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How are hemmroids treated ?
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Depends on the severity and whether they are thrombosed (clotted).
Mild hemorrhoids can be treated with topical creams containing vasoconsticting medication or antiinflmmatory steroids. Thrombosed hemorrhoids can be drained in the er or office. Severe persistent hemorrhoids may require surgical removal, hemorrhoidectomy.

In brief: Depends
Depends on the severity and whether they are thrombosed (clotted).
Mild hemorrhoids can be treated with topical creams containing vasoconsticting medication or antiinflmmatory steroids. Thrombosed hemorrhoids can be drained in the er or office. Severe persistent hemorrhoids may require surgical removal, hemorrhoidectomy.
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Also, treatment depends on internal or external.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many
Topical agents for external hemorrhoids, suppositories for internal hemorrhoids, or surgery/banding if not successful.

In brief: Many
Topical agents for external hemorrhoids, suppositories for internal hemorrhoids, or surgery/banding if not successful.
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