Hemorrhoids are common cause of bright red bleeding from the rectum and something you will often be managing from home. Know that some experts recommend colonoscopy for all patients older than 40 years who have hemorrhoidal symptoms and rectal bleeding, but if that’s been done or your doctor is sure it’s just hemorrhoids, what works?
1. Fiber supplementation. Using Psyllium or unprocessed bran has been shown in studies to decrease bleeding, pain, prolapse and itching from hemorrhoids. See More