A 34-year-old member asked:
will i need to get my hemorrhoids surgically treated?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Eric Kaplan answered
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Majority of: Folks do not need hemorrhoid surgery provided you take care of them with a high fiber diet and plenty of fluids, avoiding caffeine and alcohol and not reading on the toilet.
Answered on Jul 10, 2013
Dr. Randy Stevens answered
23 years experience General Surgery
Quality of life: You have hemorrhoids. You are wondering if surgery would help. You quality of life is important. Talk to your surgeon. If you are finding hemorrhoids are interfering with your quality of life then get surgery. If you feel they are not then continue to manage them. Most patients describe relief after hemorrhoids are treated. They can recursive don't forget.
Answered on Aug 15, 2013
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