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Whack-a-Mole roids

With the beautiful (and finally warm) weather here to stay, being out all day is a good thing. But for people suffering from hemorrhoids, the idea of being out all day is not. Over time, hemorrhoidal tissue can get stretched and protrude through the anus, which means that while you’re out and about trying to enjoy everything that Mother...

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Should you floss a roid?

The internet is full of miracle cures for everything from erectile dysfunction to weight loss. Even hemorrhoids have their place among the do-it-yourself home remedies. One method involves wrapping dental floss around the base of the hemorrhoid and tying it as tight as you can manage. In addition to the navigational challenges is the...

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Relax, it’s only your butt

I get it. Anything that pertains to your rear end can be a source of amusement or embarrassment. The latter keeps many people from coming to see me as soon as they notice the pain, burning and itch associated with hemorrhoids. Eventually they decide the gain is far better than living with the pain and schedule an...

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Who gets hemorrhoids?

I ’d like to dispel a few of the myths about who gets hemorrhoids—and who doesn’t. Age - When it comes to hemorrhoids, age really is just a number. I’ve seen patients that range in age from their teens up to their 90s. So despite what many people might think, young people can be just as susceptible to getting hemorrhoids...

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What is the perfect poop?

Hemorrhoids start out as normal tissue called anal cushions. This inflatable tissue just inside the anal canal fills with blood to form a strong hydraulic seal, keeping what’s inside, well, inside. When you put pressure on your abs, like when you lift something heavy, those cushions instantly inflate to keep you from leaking. That’s...

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