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Do I need to Stay in the Hospital After my Hemorrhoid Surgery

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
No: No.The procedure requires about 45 minutes to perform and is done in the outpatient setting of a surgical center or hospital. Patients usually return ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Most hemorrhoid surgery is done as an outpatient however you will need a limitted activity for 7-14 days post op and do warm bath tub soaks 3x per day ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Usually: A few hours as an outpatient procedure. Ask your doctor about your surgical plans.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Get the specifics from your surgeon. The nature/ complexity of surgery, any complication postoperatively, and the most unpredictable of all - individ ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
12 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hemorrhoid Surgery: Hemorrhoid surgery is a procedure done to treat enlarged hemorrhoids. There are several variations, depending on the type of hemorrhoids you have, the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lo
8 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the condi: If your hemorrhoid is bleeding, large, prolapsing and painful, you should have surgery. Other methods like injection and banding could be tried for l ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Redundant or loose anal skin tags can be removed with local anesthetic in a surgeon's office.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon Egozi
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes : It can be done with just local but i would not recommend it. I would also try to find a non-operative treatment before attempting surgery. Do everyt ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
What did surgeon say: I'm thinking an actual surgeon did the procedure. What did the surgeon advise you?
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Sugar
Dr. Sam Sugar answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not unusual: Hemorrhoids recurr all the time and are the most likely source of bleeding in your case.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Very: Depending on the procedure. Rubber banding in the office for smaller internal hemorrhoids works well. Surgical excision or hemorrhoid stapling for lar ... Read More
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