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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my 5 year old son has internal piles which are causing him constant bathroom visits and he says his bottom is sore, can i use pile treatment on him is it safe due to his age? many thanks
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   are you there ?
Doctor :   since how long have your son facing this problem ?
User :   yes my 5 year old son has internal piles which are causing him constant bathroom visits and he says his bottom is sore, can i use pile treatment on him and is it safe due to his age?
Doctor :   Soothing creams, ointments and suppositories may ease any pain and itchiness. There are many different products available. Some contain a local anaesthetic which can be used
Doctor :   give your son a high fiber diet
Doctor :   have you seen a physician for it?
User :   brilliant just needed to check was ok to use because he's so little, many thanks
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care
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