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

Hemorrhoid treatment only takes 20 seconds of courage

While many of the challenges we face in life require us to tap deeply into our reservoirs of courage, seeking out treatment for hemorrhoids shouldn’t have to be one of them. Yet every day I help patients to navigate their fear and come to terms with the idea that treating their hemorrhoids is far easier than practically any life challenge. All...

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Put your hemorrhoid woes behind you

Hi again. It’s me, Dr. Gutman. I know you’ve been reading my articles here in Mimi each month, thinking about how badly you suffer from hemorrhoids but still don’t call my office because you think my treatments sound too good to be true. Painless? Takes only a few seconds? It can’t possibly work, you think. I see people like you...

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A sitz bath can help alleviate hemorrhoids

A common method used to provide relief from hemorrhoids is to take a sitz bath. The word sitz comes from the German word “sitzen,” which means “to sit.” No type of chemical or soap is required, although some people add Epsom salt to the bath to help reduce irritation. The temperature of a sitz bath should be very warm, but not too hot...

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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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