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

Behind closed drawers

Nobody really knows what’s going on between your butt cheeks—but you do, and you’d probably like to keep it that way. Let’s be honest, nobody shares the horror stories about what’s happening behind closed drawers at a cocktail party. You probably wouldn’t call up your best friend to describe the pain, itching and bleeding you’ve...

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The bump in your rump

When you reach back, you can feel it. There’s a bump in your rump. Maybe you found it while showering, or maybe you noticed it princess-and-the-pea style whenever you sit down. Maybe you’ve started to experience symptoms, like pain, bleeding or a never-ending itch. It’s possible that bump has been there for some time, or maybe it just...

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Not your daddy’s surgery

Hemorrhoid surgery has gotten a bad rap. Let me be the first to tell you, that reputation is well-deserved. Many of my patients tell me of their childhood memories watching a parent writhing in pain for weeks after hemorrhoid surgery. That experience is so traumatizing, they swear they would never get surgery themselves. It seemed better to...

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The asteroids of Uranus

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year, the Perseids, is at its peak, with up to 100 visible streaks of light racing across the night sky every hour. These shooting stars can occur anywhere in the sky, but if you trace their paths backward they appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeast sky. I don’t...

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Cheers from the butt-tender

Sometimes you want to “go,” but you don’t want to be in pain. Well... Come on in! How has your day been? What can I get ya? Hmm… sounds like you’ve had a rough week. Oh, you say your hemorrhoids have been ale-ing you for years? Well, you’re in the right place. I tend butt around here and I can help you find relief quickly and...

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