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Warm Sitz baths, plenty of fluids and increased roughage are usually recommended. Hemorrhoidal pain is usually managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.
Stool softeners may be recommended by your health care professional. The person should contact their health care professional if they develop increased rectal pain, bleeding, fever, abdominal pain, or vomiting after hemorrhoid treatment.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/6/2013
Bhupinder Anand, MD
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