I've been enduring a layoff from running for a week now. It's due to my hemorrhoids which get aggravated now and again by hard exercise such as running. It started 5 years ago when I was 34 years old. Is that a young age to be suffering from such a problem? The only thing I can do is apply some lubrication to lessen friction but it's still too sore for running but from past experience the swelling eventually disapears.
Can't think of many more embarrassing injuries.
Anusol cream or surgery.
Either way, the condition's a pain in the arse.
Anusol has the best name of anything ever. None of this Lilets or Andrex. It's cream for you anus! They should make tampons or toilet paper too. Fanny Block and Shit Wipe would fly off the shelves.
Scott - you never told us about this ........ I had no idea you had to go through that as well ........... when you said you had roids, I assumed you were talking about something else.
Urgh. Sigmunds are a right pain in the you-know-what.
I had them injected many years ago, by a doctor toting something the size of a knitting needle inside a tube the size of a torpedo. But they soon came back.
Anusol, Preparation H or any generic ointment should keep them under control. The GP can prescribe stronger stuff if necessary. And as Scott says - high fibre diet and good hydration.
(Wanders off humming a certain Johnny Cash song)
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