At West Valley Colon & Rectal Surgery Center, our physicians sometimes hear patients talk about misconceptions they have about hemorrhoids. The condition can be scary when you don’t know what’s going on, and especially so if you are just managing the condition on your own before seeing a colon and rectal physician. As hemorrhoid experts, we want to help patients understand their condition so they are as comfortable as possible with treatment options, and it all starts by clearing up some myths.
1. Myth: They can go away on their own.