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How long does it take for external hemorrhoids to shrink?
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There are two different kinds of hemorrhoids which is already known external and internal hemorrhoids. They are both caused from too much pressure in the rectum. There are two way to ease comfort and cure external hemorrhoids. The first is a drug to take away the symptoms. The second is to ease the swelling of the hemorrhoids. Total this could take 2 two weeks or as much as 4 weeks.


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