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Hemorrhoid Symptom?
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Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. Discuss topics including external vs. internal hemorrhoids, hemorrhoid bleeding, hemorrhoid creams, symptoms and treatments for hemorrhoids.

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Hemorrhoid Symptom?

Do hemorrhoids also cause a burning sensation/feeling inside the rectum?
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Yes, hemorrhoids can itch and burn if they are dry, infected, or injured. So you need to consult a colo-rectal surgeon. There are hemorrhoidal creams available in the market which you can apply. Sit in a tub of warm water for 10 mins at least twice a day. Increase fiber in your diet. Eat lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, oats, porridge etc. Good sources of fiber are fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. In addition you can try bulk stool softener such as psyllium (Metamucil) or methylcellulose (Citrucel).
Take care!
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