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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How can hemorrhoids be treated?

I have what I believe are hemorrhoids that become inflamed every time I use the bathroom. More often than not they bleed when I go to the bathroom, and they almost always bleed when I wipe myself after. I can see that they become quite large after I have used the bathroom. This has been going on for almost a year. They are not usually painful. Should I see a doctor about this, and if so, should I see a GP or a specialist?
Fri, 9 Feb 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello! Welcome to HealthcareMagic!

Some advice that I can give to you are:

1) Apply a hemorrhoid cream.
2) Use pads containing witch hazel or a numbing agent.
3) Soak regularly in a warm bath or sitz bath.

If you don't get better, see your local doctor.

Hope this clarifies your concerns. Thank you for the query.

Take care

Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician

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