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Comment from: blues112, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: April 26

Back in 1993 when I was living in NYC for Internal Hemorrhoids, banding (rubber banding ligation worked fine); however, my 2nd experience with "roids" 2010-11, I had also developed External hemorrhoids in addition to internal "roids", so I will be visiting my specialist to see what he can tell about the "infernal" external hemorrhoids. Banding was performed in Nov. 2010 on the internal hemorroids discovered on a colonoscopy but I became constipated and had to strain to promote bowel movements. Diet and fiber consumption are both very important. My next appointmt is on May 2, 2011 and I will keep you roid suffers posted on what the Dr. tells me. Unfortunately, there is no Proctologist specialty where I now reside, so I have tried to keep myself current on the latest treatmt for roids.

Comment from: 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: December 15

I suffered from severe Hemorrhoids from about the age of 18 until I was 29 or 30 years old. It got so bad that when I went to the bathroom, the toilet bowl was dark red from the blood. Finally I had enough and spoke to my doctor who said that I had an anal fissure. It is not the same as a hemorrhoid, but I'm betting I got mine from enduring years of hemorrhoids. My doctor recommended a kind of surgery called a "sphincterotomy." If you're bleeding a lot like I was, then talk to your doctor and find out if you have an anal fissure and go and get this quick and easy surgery. Since then I have never had a single hemorrhoid or problem down there.

Comment from: bleedingoccuring, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 28

I have been using the Preparation H wipes for my hemorrhoids and still the bleeding occurs, so I have an appointment with a specialist coming up soon.

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