Hemorrhoids & Heat

It is estimated that about 1 in every 20 people have hemorrhoids. About 50 percent of this figure occurs in people over the age of 50. Diagnosing and Treating Hemorrhoids If you have external hemorrhoids, a doctor can easily detect them through inspection alone. However, if you have internal hemorrhoids, you may need a physician […]

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Common Causes of Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are common. In fact, about 50 to 66 percent of people have hemorrhoids at some point in their lives. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins found around the anus or the lower rectal area. They’re rarely serious but can be a source of discomfort. They can cause pain, itching, swelling, and form  a lump near the […]

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Don’t Let Hemorrhoids Ruin Your Summer Activities!

It’s summertime in East Tennessee, and in anticipation of getting out onto the greenways or into the Smokies, people are tuning up their bikes or lacing up their hiking shoes. However, if you suffer from hemorrhoids, just the thought of biking, hiking, or even walking can make you cringe. But it doesn’t have to be […]

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3 Key Benefits of Infrared Coagulation for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are a common ailment, which will affect approximately half the population by the age of 50. While over-the-counter hemorrhoid remedies are generally plentiful, if you are suffering with persistent hemorrhoid issues, you may want to consider consulting a hemorrhoid treatment specialist to discuss your options for lasting relief. One commonly recommended treatment is infrared […]

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Hemorrhoid Treatment Cream vs Infrared Coagulation: Which is More Effective

Approximately half the population by the age of 50 will have had at least one hemorrhoid. How common hemorrhoids are may not come as a surprise given the level of availability of hemorrhoid remedies like creams and ointments at your average pharmacy, but your options don’t stop there. At Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville, […]

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Patient “Relieved” to Have Hemorrhoids Treated without Surgery

It’s a common problem people seldom talk about, but something that affects at least half the population by age 50: hemorrhoids. And, many people like Sarah of Knoxville, live with hemorrhoids for years or even decades out of fear that the treatment may be a painful, uncomfortable ordeal. “I had hemorrhoid problems since I was […]

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Treating Hemorrhoids: 3 Things You Need to Know

If you spend any time at all looking for information on treating hemorrhoids, chances are you’ve encountered as much bad advice as you have good information. To help dispel some of the myths and inform you, here are 3 things you need to know about treating hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are common, but misunderstood Hemorrhoids are quite […]

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3 Reasons You Should Visit a Hemorrhoid Doctor

For something as common as hemorrhoids, it may not seem necessary to seek out the advice of a specialist, but before you dismiss the idea consider these three reasons you should visit a hemorrhoid doctor. Talking to a hemorrhoid doctor will remove some of the fear or embarrassment The bottom line is, many people find […]

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How to Quickly Recover From Hemorrhoid Surgery

Due in part to how common hemorrhoids are, with about half the population of men and women having hemorrhoids by the time they are 50, there is a great deal of misunderstanding regarding treatments. The most common misunderstanding, even among doctors, is the most effective treatment available is surgery. Unfortunately, this means that many people […]

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