How long do hemorrhoids last?
Answer: While it is difficult to say accurately how long hemorrhoids can last, there have been documented cases where a person has had chronic hemorrhoids that never seemed to go away.
An individual with chronic anal fissures may need treatment from other general healthcare providers for different issues in addition to an infectious diseases specialist for the anal-specific problems. Ongoing management, with attention given to diet and lifestyle modifications, are likely needed and the recommendations will vary based on each clinical scenario."
It appears possible or even likely that an untreated person could have recurring hemorrhoids for many years without resolution.
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