"I've had internal and external hemorrhoids for about 20 years now. They flare up about once a month. When I have a flare-up, I'm afraid to go out. It's very painful and sometimes there's blood. I'd just rather stay home. I feel alone—like I can't tell anyone."
"A few years ago, they got so bad I finally had to talk to my doctor. He explained what the surgery would be like and it sounded pretty serious. He also told me about Preparation H®."
"By taking care of myself and using Preparation H® throughout the day, I have seen a big difference in my symptoms. Last month, I was even able to attend my grandson’s birthday party without constantly worrying about the pain and itching."
If you have hemorrhoids, you know how they can make you feel physically and emotionally. While the physical aspect of hemorrhoids is painful, the emotional aspects can be even more distressing for some. Read more
Did You Know?
Q: How common are hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids are very common. About 75% of all Americans will have hemorrhoids at some point in their lives. Hemorrhoids are not gender, race or age specific. Hemorrhoids are most common among adults ages 45 to 65. Hemorrhoids are also common in pregnant women and new mothers. Learn more about who gets hemorrhoids.
How many flare-ups do you have a year?
1 to 2
3 to 5
6 to 10
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