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Hemorrhoids Treatment Overview

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Care Plan

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First steps to consider

  • Most cases of hemorrhoids can be treated at home.
  • You can treat pain and itchiness with OTC hemorrhoid ointments or suppositories that reduce swelling.
  • Make changes that help reduce constipation if that’s causing your hemorrhoids.
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When you may need a provider

  • Hemorrhoids don’t go away in 1–2 weeks, or keep returning.
  • Frequent bleeding, trouble sitting, or pain when sitting.

Emergency Care

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Call 911 or go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe bleeding
  • Severe Pain
  • Fever
  • Feeling faint or lightheaded

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