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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

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician

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