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Doing the booty shuffle

Have you done the booty shuffle? If you have hemorrhoids and have spent most of the winter whiling away the hours in a sitting position, chances are good that you have. Prolonged sitting, slouching, driving or crouching puts excess pressure on your bottom and can exacerbate your hemorrhoids, causing them to bleed more, itch more, and make you...

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Hemorrhoids on the brain

Not everyone has hemorrhoids actively causing repercussions in their rear all of the time. For some people, the calamity comes and goes. Some months there will be itching, burning and bleeding, then other months there will be nothing, nada. It’s like the hemorrhoids have magically disappeared. But they haven’t. And they never...

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Rear end fallout

How bad can a hemorrhoid get? Grade four. Those are the worst. Grade four hemorrhoids are internal hemorrhoids that come out of the anus and stay there until they’re treated. Think of it as rectal fallout—and they cannot be pushed back inside. Grade four hemorrhoids typically develop over many years. Longstanding constipation or lots...

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Booty and the beast

Is there a beast that’s claimed your booty? If you have hemorrhoids, then your angry little visitors are a beastly force to be reckoned with. Sometimes they may seem tame, but they’re really just waiting in seclusion for an opportunity to demonstrate their angry nature. And when they do, you’ll be subjected to pain, uncontrollable...

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“I have 18 hemorrhoids!”

A patient came to me recently and proudly shared that he had 18 hemorrhoids, as diagnosed by a gastroenterologist during a routine colonoscopy. He seemed pretty proud of the number—and it was impressive. Fortunately for him, I was able to remove 15 of his hemorrhoids immediately during our conversation. You see, it’s physically...

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