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Hemorrhiod pain can radiate into the peri-anal region and even the upper buttock. it can become quite uncomfortable. If it is radiating down the leg further it is likely something else, such as sciatica.
Hemorrhoids are treated with stool softeners, warm sitz baths, anti-inflammatories and cortisone suppositories. In recalcitrant cases, they may need to be banded or surgically removed. Sciatica is a nerve irritation that often starts from the lumbar region and comes and goes. It is treated with stretching, physical therapy, anti-inflammatories and avoiding hard surfaces. In recalcitrant cases, lumbar x-rays or MRI are needed to rule out a herniated disc.