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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Banding: Unclear about the number of bands , but seeing them after the procedure is not uncommon The huge bump is likely an externally thrombosed hemorrhoid I ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It may be normal: It isnot unusual for the bands to fall off after few days as bands are used to cut off the blood supply so that the hemorrhoids fall of due to no bloo ... Read More
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Dr. Johannes hendrik Snyman
Specializes in Breast Surgery
Return to surgeon: A maximum of three rubber bands are usually placed. A lump outside the anus might be a perianal haematoma. Please return to the doctor who placed the ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
An option: Surgical excision of hemorrhoids can be direct excision surgery, or an internal stapled hemorrhoidectomy. With a properly trained surgeon familiar wit ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
41 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Less pain and rapid healing with a 10% recurrence rate.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neel Karne
17 years experience General Surgery
NO: There are two kinds of hemorrhoids, internal and external. If you have large internal hemorrhoids, they can be banded so that the blood supply is cut ... Read More
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Please don't.: See a doctor before you damage your anus. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. This common problem can be painful, but it's usually not s ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Messere
21 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term?
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kopelan
24 years experience General Surgery
Perianal mass: That would be an unusual color for a hemorrhoid. While hemorrhoids are a common diagnosis, there are other conditions which could be confused for a h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Robertson
35 years experience General Surgery
High Residue!: Hydrocortisone suppositories or cream is helpful for acute flare-ups, but more important is a high residue diet & fiber supplements to avoid constipat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, please don't !: This could lead to injury or infection. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are very common. They occur from a stasis of blood flow in the blood vessels that go to our lower intestines. As you get older you are l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help there are dietary, beha ... Read More
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