- Q What are the treatment options for hemorrhoids?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyWant to know how to get rid of those painful hemorrhoids? Watch the video to learn more from Dr. Oz about the best treatment for hemorrhoids. Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat hemorrhoids?
Most of the treatments for hemorrhoids do not involve medications. If your symptoms are mild, however, your doctor may recommend some over-the-counter ointments with hydrocortisone or witch hazel to ease itching and pain. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory... Full Answer
- Q What are some natural treatments for hemorrhoids?
Burke Lennihan RN CCH, Integrative MedicineNatural remedies like Phosphorus, Nux vomica, Sepia and Aesculus can help hemorrhoids, depending on your specific symptoms. First, though, consider why you have hemorrhoids -- which are like varicose veins of the anus. If you're a woman, and you... Full Answer
- Q What kind of surgery can help for painful, bleeding hemorrhoids?
Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Internal MedicineBefore you consider surgery, make sure the bleeding is from hemorrhoids. If you are over age 40 and have not had a colonoscopy, ask your doctor if this should be done first.Also, I assume you have tried measures that are more conservative.If you do need... Full Answer