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Time to Go See a Doctor?

How long have you waited? Have you tried at-home treatments? You don’t have to suffer with hemorrhoids. There are treatments available to you, and a health care provider can offer support and options that are not available to you over-the-counter. Treatment will depend on what prompted the hemorrhoids in the first place, but all treatments are relatively easy and painless, including outpatient procedures. … Continue reading »

Starting the Year Off Right: Making an Appointment

It is time to make an appointment about your hemorrhoids! If you have tried home treatments and medications, you should see a doctor. There are minimally invasive options like hemorrhoid banding that are very effective in treating internal hemorrhoids. These procedures are less invasive than surgery and can be done in an outpatient setting. This procedure is the most effective on small or medium-size hemorrhoids. Other minimally invasive options include: Injections … Continue reading »

Untreated Hemorrhoids Can Affect Your Overall Health

Some people really don’t like to go to the doctor, so they try to take care of any medical issues on their own. That works sometimes, but if hemorrhoids have been a problem for you more than once, it’s time to seek outside help. If you have never had hemorrhoids, you may be able to take care of the problem … Continue reading »

How to Help Family Members Schedule, Receive A Colonoscopy

If you’ve been after a friend or loved one to do something about a first-time or recurrent hemorrhoid problem, don’t think your job is done once they’ve made their doctor’s appointment. There are a few things to keep in mind to help you be a supportive coach during the entire process. Before the doctor’s visit, for instance, you can help … Continue reading »