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Is Surgery Right For You?

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If you suffer from recurring hemorrhoids or they cause severe pain or bleeding, it may be time to consider more than an over-the-counter option for relief. Several non-invasive treatment options are available to treat hemorrhoids, and many are outpatient procedures that will have you home in the same day. According to the Mayo Clinic, your doctor may suggest one of … Continue reading »

How Long Should I Use OTC Remedies?

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Hemorrhoids, while they can be inconvenient, painful and embarrassing, are normally not serious and disappear on their own after a few days. In most cases, over-the-counter remedies, including creams, medicated wipes and suppositories provide relief from the pain and itching caused by hemorrhoids. But sometimes these options are not enough and medical attention is necessary. If home remedies don’t give … Continue reading »