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What should you wear to help with hemorrhoids?

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Choose cotton clothing, and wear loose, soft underwear. It keeps the area aired out and stops moisture from building up, which can bother your hemorrhoids.

From: How to Treat Hemorrhoids at Home WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 18, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 9/18/2018

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FamilyDoctor.org: "Hemorrhoids Treatment."

Harvard Health Publications: "Hemorrhoids and what to do about them."

University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center: "Bowel Program in Spinal Cord Injury."

Cleveland Clinic: "Hemorrhoids."

Medscape: "Hemorrhoids Treatment & Management."

UptoDate: "Patient information: Hemorrhoids (Beyond the Basics)."

Harvard Health Publications: "6 self-help tips for hemorrhoid flare-ups."

Komaroff, A. , Simon & Schuster, 1999. The Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide

NPR: "For Best Toilet Health: Squat Or Sit?"

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 18, 2018

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Hemorrhoids Treatment."

Harvard Health Publications: "Hemorrhoids and what to do about them."

University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center: "Bowel Program in Spinal Cord Injury."

Cleveland Clinic: "Hemorrhoids."

Medscape: "Hemorrhoids Treatment & Management."

UptoDate: "Patient information: Hemorrhoids (Beyond the Basics)."

Harvard Health Publications: "6 self-help tips for hemorrhoid flare-ups."

Komaroff, A. , Simon & Schuster, 1999. The Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide

NPR: "For Best Toilet Health: Squat Or Sit?"

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 18, 2018

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