I wasn't going to get into this, actually hoping I wouldn't have to, but these hemorrhoids are a real pain. Not everyday, but most days, then a real bad day here and there. I see others refer to them in their posts, so I know I'm not alone.
I finished 26 IMRT/IGRT treatments last November/December and had three HDR treatments over 36 hours on December 15,16. My biggest side effects immediatly after were urinary frequency/urgency/burning and trouble with flow at night, but these are all cleared up now, although I do still use .4MG Flomax daily. As those cleared up, I found my biggest issues behind me.....and I don't mean distant. My mornings are mostly fearful of the pending bowel movements, both from urgency and the pain from the hemorroids. By late morning, the bowels are settled down, but the hemorroids can be a bother all day, and quite bad on some days.
So my question is, what have others done or used to calm these things down? I don't want to waste money on fake cures, but hopefully there is something out there that helps. I just haven't found it yet.
Also, I have seen others mention that they seem to clear up after 3 months or so. Is this what others have seen?
Thanks for any help on this secret little subject.