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Comment from: Helena84, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 29

I had my hemorrhoids under control for many years. After I had my daughter two years ago, they got worse and finally my doctor advised me the THD method, which I had in January. It really helped me. I was surprised that it didn't hurt nearly as much as I'd expected. For me the biggest advantage of this method is that you can go home the same day! With a baby at home, it would have been very hard for me to stay in the hospital longer.

Comment from: In pain, 45-54 Male (Caregiver) Published: January 22

I have had hemorrhoids for over 34 years now. I've always had problems with using the toilet. Three days ago I started to get the most pain I have ever had. I didn't want to say anything to the wife, so I kept it to myself. I think I need to see a doctor now as I can't use the toilet at all.

Comment from: lara, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: September 07

I have a purple lump around my anal opening, not sure at all and a pink/purple lump between my vagina and anal opening. It's not painful or sore just sensitive.

Comment from: user1012, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: September 07

Bleeding during a bowel movement and clots of blood

Comment from: Robin, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 02

I have external bleeding.

Comment from: Do, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: March 12

I discovered I had hemorrhoid 3 years ago when I was pregnant, but my doctor advised that I not use any treatment because it was going to disappear after delivery. Unfortunately my anus keeps growing to date.

Comment from: Rbaby, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 14

I have been fighting my hemorrhoids for few months now. They burn, they itch, and bleed on and off. I've been using over the counter stuff, but I drive a lot so that aggravates them.

Comment from: tweet, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: April 04

Symptoms of my hemorrhoids were burning pain when I sit and stand.

Comment from: hamo sufferer, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 21

I've been suffering from external hemorrhoids for years. It's very hard for me as I have little children. Every time it's very sore I have to lie down, and lately it's been very painful when I'm driving or standing for too long.

Comment from: Zoomer, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 01

I have experienced thrombosed hemorrhoids appearing 1 to 2 days after lifting heavy objects while under stress. They are noticeable during bowel movements and very painful when walking, standing and sitting. I have had a doctor lance the hemorrhoids and push out the blood clots. It reduces the pain immediately but within months the issue returns. After surgery and following a high-fiber diet, I have seen them return.

Published: February 14

Hemorrhoids occur to me about 1-2 times per year. Painful sensation while defecating and some pain while flexing the muscles of the anus. I have observed the occasional blood on toilet paper. I have no pain or problems outside these occurrences.

Comment from: Matthew, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: July 06

I have suffered from hemorrhoids. Anytime I get a flare up I use a product called Hem-eez. It's an easy to take tablet that really gives me a lot of relief, and helps me with the hemorrhoid issue itself. I ordered my Hemeez online and within a matter of days I got fast relief. I highly recommend Hemeez for anyone who has had hemorrhoids.

Comment from: maggieJ, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: June 23

I have had hemorrhoids off and on for many years. I am having a serious bout for the past 5 months. The doctorsaid take pyscillium and Anusol HC suppositories. No change. There is pain on elimination and most times just a small bit of blood. Occasionally more. I am 73 years old. It is just age that I can't get rid of them this time. It used to just last for a week at a time. I am as regular as a clock - hardly finish my oatmeal/oat bran and have to go. Seldom is the stool even slightly hard - nearly always soft and not overly large in diameter.

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