Hemorrhoids and Insomnia

Are you having difficulty falling and/or staying asleep at night due to hemorrhoids? You’re not alone. About five percent of the population has hemorrhoids and they’re usually common in people in their 60s and 70s. What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids that can disrupt sleep? There are several symptoms of hemorrhoids that can affect one’s […]

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Hemorrhoid facts and tips from Dr. Mitchell

Hemorrhoids are one of the most common conditions affecting the veins in the rectal area. We sat down with Dr. Stone Mitchell, Medical Director of the Premier Surgical Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville to provide you with hemorrhoid facts and tips. What are hemorrhoids? “A hemorrhoid is a swollen vein within the rectum. It can […]

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OTC Medications for Hemorrhoids Not Working Anymore?

Hemorrhoids are very common. In the United States alone, over 10 million of the population have them. How do hemorrhoids develop? Typically associated with prolonged sitting, hemorrhoids can develop as a result of increased pressure in the lower rectal area. They are very similar to varicose veins, only that they develop inside the rectum (internal […]

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Do you have hemorrhoids?

Does the extreme itching around the anal area bother you? How about the itchy or painful lump near your anus? Are you having painful bowel movements?  If you answer YES to most of these questions, then you may have hemorrhoids What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are very similar to varicose veins. They are swollen veins near […]

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What are anal skin tags?

Anal skin tags are very common. They are small bumps in the anal area. They can be sensitive to touch but rarely cause pain.  What causes anal skin tags? We rarely notice it but the skin around our anal area is looser compared to the skin on other parts of our body. This is for […]

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