If all else fails, you can always visit your local proctologist for the medical treatment of the hemorrhoids. The doctor can suggest various courses of treatment depending on the severity of the condition. To deal with the pain, the doctor can prescribe painkillers. For an easier bowel movement, you could be prescribed with laxatives. However, the above courses should not be followed for more than 7 consecutive days. If the problem still persists, surgical removal of the hemorrhoids is the only option that is left. If the condition is less severe, the doctor can treat it with banding or sclerotherapy.