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Can a general physician help in diagnosing piles?

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Dr. Kampana

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Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: Hi doctor, I have a doubt one of my family member is suffering from piles for the first time can we consult a general physician first or should we take him to a proctologist?
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Answered by Dr. Kampana 10 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You can visit a general physician first.

Detailed Answer:

Hi, Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’.

Thanks for your query.

You can see a general physician first, try soft and high fiber diet and sitz bath. If it still persists then you can meet a proctologist.

I hope this answered your query.

Take care.

Dr. Kampana , General & Family Physician
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