About 1 in 20 people suffer from hemorrhoids annually, and about 50 percent of people over the age of 50 have hemorrhoids. With hemorrhoids being so common, it is no wonder that there are a lot of different over-the-counter treatments and home remedies for hemorrhoids. But many people are not aware that sometimes a doctor’s intervention is necessary. Here are three reasons you should not put off seeing a doctor for hemorrhoid treatment.
Improve Quality of Life
Your quality of life is of the utmost importance. If you are constantly uncomfortable and in pain, it can radiate into other areas of your life such as poor work performance, poor mood that affects relationships, and other issues. If you have been suffering from hemorrhoids for some time and over-the-counter remedies don’t seem to be working, you should consider seeing a doctor for more aggressive hemorrhoid treatment that can get you back to feeling and acting like yourself.
When you have a particularly bad case of hemorrhoids, it becomes impossible to be able to sit comfortably. You may fidget quite a bit trying to get comfortable, which does not look professional if you are at work. There also maybe staining on clothes. You may also have to use a donut pillow in your chair to relieve the pressure and pain. These things can be somewhat embarrassing at home, but even more so at work or when out and about socially.
If you are tired of the symptoms and pain of hemorrhoids, you shouldn’t put off treatment any longer. Contact us today for more information or to schedule your initial appointment.