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Ice Packs for Hemorrhoids – Do They Help?

No matter the occasion, hemorrhoids are never pleasant to have to deal with, and in some cases, they can be almost unbearable. It’s only normal to look for a way to soothe the pain you’re experiencing – which is why some look to use ice packs.  As with any inflammation, applying hot or cold temperatures… Continue reading Ice Packs for Hemorrhoids – Do They Help?

Jessica Guht Oct. 13, 2022

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Can Hemorrhoids Cause Back Pain?

Do you suffer from both hemorrhoids and back pain? If so, you are not alone. Many people experience this uncomfortable combination. Causing many people to wonder if hemorrhoids can cause back pain.  In this article, we will explore the relationship between hemorrhoids and back pain. We will also discuss ways to relieve this pain. Table… Continue reading Can Hemorrhoids Cause Back Pain?

Jessica Guht Oct. 12, 2022

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Hemorrhoids Won’t Go Away? What to Do?

Hemorrhoids can be uncomfortable but mild ones disappear in a matter of days. Unfortunately, larger ones can linger longer for some patients, causing continued discomfort, bleeding, and itchiness.  In this post, we explore what to do if your hemorrhoids won’t go away. We take a look at how long they typically last and what you… Continue reading Hemorrhoids Won’t Go Away? What to Do?

Jessica Guht Oct. 12, 2022

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Are Hemorrhoids Genetic?

Although hemorrhoids are very common among the general population, the condition can in fact be influenced by genetics as well. That doesn’t mean that if your genetics don’t have an impact on hemorrhoids – you won’t get them, as there are other factors such as bowel habits to worry about.  Instead, it may just mean… Continue reading Are Hemorrhoids Genetic?

Jessica Guht Oct. 12, 2022

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How to Use Hemorrhoid Cream?

Do you suffer from hemorrhoids? If so, you know how uncomfortable they can be. Hemorrhoid cream is a popular treatment option for this condition, but many people don’t know how to use it properly. In this article, we will discuss how to use hemorrhoid cream and get relief from your symptoms! Table of Contents What… Continue reading How to Use Hemorrhoid Cream?

Jessica Guht Oct. 11, 2022

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Infected Hemorrhoids: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

A hemorrhoid is a swollen vein in the lower rectum. In most cases, hemorrhoids will go away on their own or with the use of over-the-counter products, but in rare cases, they may become infected. While some general cases of infection present with white spots, infected hemorrhoids typically appear bright red. However, white spots can… Continue reading Infected Hemorrhoids: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Jessica Guht Oct. 06, 2022

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Can Hemorrhoids Cause Narrow Stools?

Hemorrhoids can cause narrow stools. If you suspect that you have hemorrhoids then you will want to get on top of the issue as quickly as possible. If you don’t then you may find that you end up suffering more than you need to, but in reality, all of this can be avoided if you… Continue reading Can Hemorrhoids Cause Narrow Stools?

Jessica Guht Sep. 14, 2022

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What Doctor to See for Hemorrhoids?

Without medical expertise, knowing what doctor to see for hemorrhoids can be difficult. There are a few doctors who may be able to help with your symptoms, but it will depend on your individual experience. Minor cases may only need a primary care physician, while others may need a surgeon. In most cases, if you… Continue reading What Doctor to See for Hemorrhoids?

Jessica Guht Sep. 13, 2022

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How Long Do Hemorrhoids Last and Do They Go Away?

If you’re experiencing hemorrhoids, it’s only natural to be concerned about how long they last and when they’ll go away.  The length of time it takes for hemorrhoids to go away can vary from person to person and the type of hemorrhoids being experienced. Your diet may have an effect, as well as how you… Continue reading How Long Do Hemorrhoids Last and Do They Go Away?

Jessica Guht Sep. 13, 2022

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Rectal Prolapse vs Hemorrhoids – How To Tell The Difference?

Rectal prolapse and hemorrhoids can look and feel similar. Because of this, telling the difference between them isn’t always easy. This post explains what each condition is, the causes, symptoms, and treatments available, and when you should go and see a doctor.  What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids, also called piles, are swollen veins around the rectum… Continue reading Rectal Prolapse vs Hemorrhoids – How To Tell The Difference?

Jessica Guht Sep. 13, 2022

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Can You Pop a Hemorrhoid?

It’s estimated that around 10 million people in the US suffer from hemorrhoids every single year. However, this is just people who report having them – many more could exist, but they haven’t spoken up. There are many questions surrounding this topic as people look to seek relief from the symptoms. One of the most… Continue reading Can You Pop a Hemorrhoid?

Jessica Guht Sep. 12, 2022