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When to Call a Doctor About Digestive Problems

Call your health care provider if you have any of the following digestive symptoms:

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Silent No More: Get Help for Your Hemorrhoids

Need relief for painful, itchinghemorrhoids? Better yet, how would you like to prevent flare-ups in the first place? About 10 million Americans suffer from hemorrhoids, which are swollen veins in the rectum or around the anus. They can be internal or external. External hemorrhoids more commonly cause symptoms of pain and itching when irritated. Internal hemorrhoids generally are painless but can cause bleeding. "They can cause bright red rectal bleeding, but if you have bleeding, don't assume it's...

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Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on September 07, 2014

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