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Home Remedies for Mild Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, sometimes called piles, are a common condition that can affect about half of all people by the time they’re 50, according to the Hemorrhoid and Rectal Disease Information and Treatment Centers. Hemorrhoids are described by the Mayo Clinic as inflamed and swollen veins in the lower rectum and anus. Hemorrhoids can cause painful itching, burning, bleeding and discomfort. Hemorrhoids typically occur as a result of difficult bowel movements (chronic constipation), aging or pregnancy. Home remedies and self-care can relieve the discomfort of mild hemorrhoid flare-ups and keep the pain, swelling and inflammation from becoming more severe.

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