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    How can I avoid getting hemorrhoids?

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    Dr Michael Suen

    Colorectal Surgeon (Bowel), General Surgeon, Laparoscopic Surgeon

    Prevention and management of bowel cancer: screening / surveillance colonoscopy, laparoscopic bowel resection, transanal minimally invasive surgery Management of proctological conditions: haemorrhoids (minimally invasive haemorrhoid … View Profile

    Measures to avoid getting haemorrhoids include:

    1. Adequate hydration - 2L / day

    2. Adequate fibre intake - soften your bowel motion

    3. Good toilet habit - proper toileting position and avoid sitting / straining in the toilet for more than 5 minutes each time

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