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Some simple ways to prevent hemorrhoids from developing are to one, consume enough fiber in your diet anywhere from 20 to 35 grams of fiber in a given day. Make sure you consume enough liquids. Okay. This will help you avoid becoming constipated. When you are on the commode doing your business, don't stay for prolonged periods of time, avoid straining. If necessary, you may need to use some stool softeners, but these are some very basic things that you can do to avoid having issues with hemorrhoids.

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Eugene Trowers, MD, MPH, FACP


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in General Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
  • Graduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1976 and has been in practice for over 42 years 
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, and The Best Doctors in America: Central Region

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