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We’re happy to disappoint

A patient came to me for hemorrhoid treatment recently and told me how nervous she’d been prior to her visit. “I was up all night, anxious about my procedure,” she said. “Now that it’s over, it was nothing. I can’t believe I spent all of that time worrying for no reason.” My response was, “Well, we’re happy to...

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Have no fear, non-surgical methods for treating hemorrhoids are here

When I tell people my medical practice focuses on the treatment of hemorrhoids, they typically react with surprise, amazement and a touch of disbelief. “Why would a doctor want to do that?” they ask me. It’s simple. I am able to offer people direct access to easy, non-surgical, and affordable hemorrhoid treatment options...

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Back away from the knife

The truth is, even surgeons recognize that hemorrhoid surgery is really, really bad. So bad, in fact, it’s one of the worst types of pain a person can experience. The problem is, people are often told that surgery is the only option for hemorrhoids, but it’s not. Just like you wouldn’t have all of your teeth removed to fix a cavity, you...

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Racing stripes for grown-ups

When doing the laundry at home, it’s common to find “racing stripes” in your kids’ underwear. But it could be a sign of something that goes beyond a bad wipe if you find them in yours. If you’re using a lot of toilet paper, more than you used to, but still find you aren’t quite there in terms of cleanliness, you probably have...

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The scoop on poop

Hippocrates said, “all disease begins in the gut.” Over 2,000 years later, we are discovering just how true that statement is. Metabolic problems, inflammatory and autoimmune problems, and, yes, even hemorrhoids, are often related to poor gut health. Many of my patients suffer from chronic diarrhea or constipation, irritable bowel...

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