Hemorrhoids are a common condition affecting the anorectum. The clinician must accurately diagnose the condition and exclude more sinister causes responsible for the same symptoms. A focused history and thorough examination help in establishing a differential diagnosis. The treatment modality is guided by the degree of the hemorrhoids. Conservative measures should be employed, including dietary advice and toileting techniques, to treat acute inflammation and as a long-term method of reducing symptom recurrence and worsening disease. A wide range of out-patient therapies are available and all have been shown to be effective in experienced hands and when used in the correct clinical context. Here we present an approach to out-patient treatment methods including conservative treatments,medical therapies, and simple interventions.