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Hemorrhoids may be located inside the rectum (internal hemorrhoids), or they may develop under the skin around the anus (external hemorrhoids). They are common and by age 50 about half of adults have to deal with the itching, discomfort and bleeding that can signal the presence of hemorrhoids. Fortunately, many effective options are available to treat hemorrhoids. Most people can get relief from symptoms by using home treatments and making lifestyle changes.
When I was aboard a US Navy ship in the mid-1960's, while crossing the Atlantic we were placed on “water rations.” In order to conserve fresh water shower use was forbidden and in order to make sure nobody took a shower, the ship's Master at Arms came around with a wrench and took the handles off all the showers then he would make frequent inspections just to make sure they hadn't been tampered with. I was assigned duty in the ship's sickbay working on medical records and in one of the sickbay's compartments there was a shower from which the handles had been removed and… there was also a Sitz Bath. When he removed the shower handles, the Master at Arms had no idea what the Sitz bath was. So, every night all the hospital corpsman would grab a towel and bar of soap and announce they were going to soak their hemorrhoids. The Master at Arms came through one day and was loudly asking where were we all taking showers. After being told nobody in sickbay was taking a showers, he called us all liars and he KNEW we were showering because nobody in sickbay stunk and we all smelled of aftershave. He announced, “I'm gonna find that (expletive deleted)
Hemorrhoid Prevention at Web MD
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