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Ditching the butt box

I had a patient come to me recently who, like many people, had been secretly living with the agony of hemorrhoids. He kept the pain, itching, bleeding and burning under wraps. In fact, he was so good at hiding his problem his wife didn’t even know. Inside of what he called his “butt box,” this patient kept hemorrhoid cream,...

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Get your rear in gear

If you’re like the rest of the people in the world, chances are good that over the past year your activity level has slowed down—way down. Couple that with the past few months of frigid weather, and time spent sitting has likely escalated. Some people sit for a living—driving or planted stationary in an office chair—so...

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The back burner

A lot of things have been placed on the back burner—and the heat is on. If hemorrhoids are something you’ve decided to let simmer, you’ve probably spent the last several months cooking up a great deal of discomfort in your derriere. Pain, burning, itching, bleeding, and an inability to get clean have likely been part of the recipe...

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Back to normal in 2021

Last year was definitely not normal. Many of us spent 2020 in isolation—afraid of social situations, afraid of coughing, and even afraid of running out of toilet paper. Although by now we may have gotten used to our “new normal,” the truth is that for people suffering from hemorrhoids, the fears that I just listed are nothing new...

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Hemorrhoid surgery isn’t cutting edge

Who needs hemorrhoid surgery? The answer is almost nobody—no matter how bad things are on the back end. Hemorrhoids can be divided into four different grades. Grade one hemorrhoids stay up inside and don’t come out. Grade two hemorrhoids come out a bit when you’re having a bowel movement but go back up inside on their own. The grade...

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