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What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

See physician: Treatment will always depend upon the diagnosis of the condition. See your physician. If it is hemorrhoids he/she may prescribe something over the counter such as anusol. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Best treatment for an anal fissure?

Best treatment for an anal fissure?

Anal fissure: The management of primary anal fissures is generally non-operative and includes increased dietary fibre, warm baths, topical ointments and sometimes botulinum toxin injections. If these treatments are ineffective then surgical intervention may be considered ...Read more

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What surgery is best for fissures and hemorrhoids treatment?

What surgery is best for fissures and hemorrhoids treatment?

Anal fissure: An exam under anesthesia, is the first part of the rectal operation. While you are comfortable and under general anesthesia your surgeon will examine the rectum, and make best judgment for actual procedure. In many cases there will be a finding on the exam that impacts your surgeons options to benefit your health. Be well. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment for an anal fistula?

What are the best treatment for an anal fistula?

Avoid Constipation: Non-surgical treatment includes warm water soaks 2- 3 times a day, increasing fiber intake, drink lots of water, and taking stool softeners or laxatives. Witch hazel (tucks (witch hazel) pads) can help. Some relief in a day or two usually. It may take several weeks for the fissure to heal completely. Sometimes fissures heal without treatment. May require surgery. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anal fissure?

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anal fissure?

Soften stool, baths: Eliminating constipation and softening stools are usually the primary targets when treating anal fissures. Such goals can be accomplished by taking daily fiber supplements and/or using laxatives. Sitz baths, during which the rectal area is immersed in warm water for 10-15 minutes, are also therapeutic and should be done 2-3 times per day. Sitz baths are available in most drugstores. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment /care for weeping leg lymphedema following cancer treatment?

What is the best treatment /care for weeping leg lymphedema following cancer treatment?

See phlebologist: Secondary lymphedema due to groin dissection, radiation to the pelvis can be evaluated by a phlebologist. Evaluation of the venous system in the legs may be contributing to the swelling/weeping, and fixing this may help. Lymphedema therapist in physical therapy dept can help you. Check out www.Phlebology.Org to find phlebologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ankle swelling?

What is the best treatment for ankle swelling?

See your doctor: Ankle swelling can be caused by numerous medical conditions. You should see a foot/ankle specialist for an evaluation for possible tendonitis, venous stasis, fracture and or soft tissue masses to name a few. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures ?

What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures ?

Soft stools: This will work about 20% of the time. Lateral sphinctermyotomy is curative. Spare the knife and spoil the rectum ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids?

What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids?

Depends: Depends on the degree of prolapse and whether they are internal or external. Internals tend to be painless and can be treated by in-office techniques like rubber banding, irc, injection sclerotherapy. With associated prolapse or external components, thd and stapled pph are the procedures of choice for most grade 2-3 hems. Kstandard surgicall hemorrhoidectomy is reserved for large grade 3-4 hems. ...Read more

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Who is the best doctor for sclerotherapy treatment of hemorroids?

Who is the best doctor for sclerotherapy  treatment of hemorroids?

General Surgeon: I would recommend that you have this performed by either a General Surgeon or a Colorectal Surgeon (who is a general surgeon with additional fellowship training). Make sure that they are board-certified and that they have experience in these sort of treatments. Discuss alternatives as well, such as hemorroid banding or surgery. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for rectal chlamydia infections?

What's the best treatment for rectal chlamydia infections?

Same as anywhere : Chlamydia respond to appropriate antibiotics regardless of the site of infection. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for ostoarthritus?

What's the best treatment for ostoarthritus?

Exercise: Exercise such as swimming and walking can help reduce weight which can help with joint pain and also strengthen the structures around joints to help reduce. Talk to your doctor about participating in an exercise program or physical therapy. ...Read more

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With is the better treatment. For hemorroid?

With is the better treatment. For hemorroid?

The one you like: Initial treatment always is non operative with , diet , fluids, regulation on bowel habits, local care sitz baths and ointments etc , if all these measures fails then one of the surgical method which one , you have to discuss with your doctor.And your choice . All are effective. ...Read more

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What's the best OTC treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

What's the best OTC treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

Aquaphor : It depends on what kind of dermatitis you have. Most of cases, it is due to the dryness. You can try otc aquaphor ointment first and hydrocortosone 1 % ointment when the dermatitis does not get better with aquaphore. ...Read more

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What's the best non-steroidal treatment for psoriasis?

What's the best non-steroidal treatment for psoriasis?

TNF agents: Tnf agents such as remicade, (infliximab) Enbrel or Humira are the best option for moderate to severe psoriasis. Methotrexate can also be effective. For milder disease phototherapy and/or coal tar based creams may help. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for knee-crepitus?

What's the best treatment for knee-crepitus?

Depends: Crepitus in and of itself is benign. It usually signifies some thinning or wear of the articular cartilage. If it is not painful, no treatment is recommended. If it is panful, the symptom of pain are addressed, not the crepitus per se. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

Swelling: It really depends on the cause. If its both feet and legs it may be due to congestive heart failure, low protein in the blood or chronic venous changes. You need a full evaluation by a doctor. The treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes elevation helps, other times medications are needed. Usually cutting back on salt intake is helpful also. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for hives?

What's the best treatment for hives?

Antihistamines: The most widely used medicine for hives are antihistamines--oral steroids are often used acutely as well. If possible, you should also avoid whatever it was that caused the hives in the first place. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a sprain with ankle swelling?

What is the best treatment for a sprain with ankle swelling?

Do these: Rest, icing, elastic ankle bracing keeping off of it and over-the-counter pain relievers may provide some relief. If it is not showing further improvement, get it checked out by a podiatrist or orthopedist. You may have injured or irritated more than your ankle. ...Read more

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Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more