Articles Showing articles written by: Dr. David Gutman, Advanced Hemorrhoid Specialists

Who's looking at your rear?

A man who came in for an appointment recently had been told by his primary care physician that he had 10 hemorrhoids and they were all protruding.  After asking him a series of questions, I told him it didn’t sound like that was happening at all. You see, it’s not anatomically possible to have 10 hemorrhoids. Three is the most you can...

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Is your butt normal?

A patient returned to my office for a follow-up after a treatment session. “How are your hemorrhoids doing?” I asked. “Wow, it’s amazing!” she replied. “I didn’t realize just how annoying my hemorrhoids actually were. I was so used to putting up with them, I had forgotten what normal was like.” I hear this frequently from...

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Roids from your kids

Kids can be a pain in the butt—figuratively and literally. About half of all pregnant women will develop hemorrhoids, either during pregnancy or at the time of delivery. Hormonal changes, an increase in bodily fluid retention and the fetus pressing against the veins can all be contributing factors. Constipation or irregular bowel movements...

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Nip it in the butt

Don’t mess around. Just nip it in the butt. That’s my advice to those who think they may have hemorrhoids.  So how do you know if the pain, burning, itch, bleeding and inability to get clean after wiping are the symptoms of hemorrhoids or something else entirely? Simple. You call to set up a free consultation with me. There is absolutely...

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What do power lifters and a pregnant women have in common?

They both tend to suffer from hemorrhoids. But hemorrhoids can happen to just about anyone. They can happen to teenagers and they can happen to golden agers. So how and why do they happen? There are several factors that may cause hemorrhoids to “pop” out. Most importantly is putting too much stress or pressure on the abdominal muscles...

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