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What to do About Postpartum Hemorrhoids

Many women develop hemorrhoids during pregnancy. Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are veins in and around your anus that become swollen. During pregnancy, hemorrhoids can develop as a result of hormonal changes, pressure from the growing baby on the rectal veins,...

Hemorrhoid Awareness Month

Do you feel any pain or discomfort in your anal area? How about a feeling of swelling around the anus? Or do you bleed during a bowel movement? You may have hemorrhoids. A lot of people feel embarrassed having hemorrhoids, but there’s really nothing to be...

Are Hemorrhoid Treatments Covered by Insurance?

Hemorrhoids are very common. In fact, about 1 in 20 Americans have them. While they rarely pose any serious harm to the patient, there are some cases that warrant medical attention. These include: • Symptoms that are not improving with conservative treatments In some...

Hemorrhoid Awareness Month

Hemorrhoids are common. In fact, about 1 in 20 Americans have them. And almost half of adults age 50 and older have them. Causes of Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids can be brought about by several things. This includes repeated straining (either through constipation or...