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Hemorrhoids and varicose veins: a review of treatment options.

@article{Mackay2001HemorrhoidsAV,
  title={Hemorrhoids and varicose veins: a review of treatment options.},
  author={D Mackay},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          126-40
        }
}
  • D. Mackay
  • Published 1 April 2001
  • Medicine
  • Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic
Hemorrhoids and varicose veins are common conditions seen by general practitioners. Both conditions have several treatment modalities for the physician to choose from. Varicose veins are treated with mechanical compression stockings. There are several over-the-counter topical agents available for hemorrhoids. Conservative therapies for both conditions include diet, lifestyle changes, and hydrotherapy which require a high degree of patient compliance to be effective. When conservative hemorrhoid… Expand
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