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Infected Hemorrhoid: 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 Hemorrhoid: 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 which doctor you should visit over your hemorrhoid condition can be difficult. There are a few doctors who may be able to help 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,… 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

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What’s the Difference Between a Hemorrhoid and a Skin Tag?

Hemorrhoids and skin tags are often confused with one another, sometimes causing people to misdiagnose themselves with one or the other. Understanding how to tell the difference between the two is important to ensure that you find the right treatment.  This article will go over both hemorrhoids and skin tags so you can learn the… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Hemorrhoid and a Skin Tag?

Jessica Guht Sep. 12, 2022

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How To Sit With Hemorrhoids?

Sitting with hemorrhoids can be challenging because all of the force comes directly down onto your anus. As a result, you are putting extra pressure on the area where your hemorrhoids reside.  Certain seating positions can cause more pain than others, prolonging your symptoms and making the problem worse. Below, you will see how to… Continue reading How To Sit With Hemorrhoids?

Jessica Guht Sep. 10, 2022

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How To Sleep With Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids pose various problems throughout your daily life. While rarely a serious health concern, they can be incredibly annoying and cause other issues with your health. Most notably, lots of patients state they can’t sleep because of hemorrhoids. The pain and irritation stay in the back of your mind, making you feel too uncomfortable to… Continue reading How To Sleep With Hemorrhoids?

Jessica Guht Sep. 10, 2022

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Epsom Salt Bath For Hemorrhoids – All You Need To Know

Did you know that hemorrhoids are extremely common and can affect any member of the general population? Research shows that pregnant women are most at-risk, but other members of society are also likely to get at least one hemorrhoid in their lifetime. As such, various treatment ideas have been proposed, including the idea of an… Continue reading Epsom Salt Bath For Hemorrhoids – All You Need To Know

Jessica Guht Sep. 10, 2022

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Do Hemorrhoids Smell?

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins, which are found in the anus and lower rectum. Around 50% of adults over the age of 50 and 1 in 20 younger adults develop hemorrhoids.  Hemorrhoids often dissipate without the need for intervention, but they can cause pain, itchiness and irritation.  in some cases, hemorrhoids can also smell. In this… Continue reading Do Hemorrhoids Smell?

Jessica Guht Sep. 10, 2022