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I have hemorrhoid discomfort for 5 days. Should I start Preparation

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I have hemorrhoid discomfort for 5 days. Should I start Preparation H or try HemClear, which sounds good but is on the expensive side?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.

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Hi there. :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

I'm Dr. Phil. Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

John

Dr. Phil, MD :

hi John. Nice to meet you

Customer:

Have you seen my previous messages regarding my question and my treatment so far?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes, I have John. thanks.

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Sorry about the pleasantries

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Just trying to say hi

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Customer:

Sure.

Dr. Phil, MD :

I would go with the preparation H John

Customer:

What do you recommend?

Dr. Phil, MD :

HemClear isn't that effective

Dr. Phil, MD :

and is ridiculously expensive

Dr. Phil, MD :

Prep H works and is tried and true

Dr. Phil, MD :

and cheap

Dr. Phil, MD :

Be sure to take a stool softener too

Dr. Phil, MD :

That will help

Dr. Phil, MD :

Drink lots of water

Dr. Phil, MD :

as well

Customer:

Right. Re: Prep H, should I use the tip for internal application or just coat the external area with a Q-tip?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Both

Dr. Phil, MD :

In case there are internals you can't see

Dr. Phil, MD :

or fell

Dr. Phil, MD :

feel

Customer:

OK. How often per day and for how many days?

Dr. Phil, MD :

I would use it twice a day for 7-10 days

Customer:

OK. Any other advice?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Just the stool softener, water, and time my friend

Dr. Phil, MD :

It will heal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

any more questions for me John?

Customer:

OK - Thanks much!

Dr. Phil, MD :

You're welcome my friend. :)

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Customer:

Am doing so.

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thank you. :)

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