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Coconut Oil Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoid Treatment: Many cases of hemorrhoids can be treated with ointments and/or suppositories and stool softeners, without the need for surgery. Any type physician can prescribe these medications. When the hemorrhoids are severe and require surgery, this is usually performed by a general surgeon or a colo-rectal surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is daflon a safe and affective option for hemorrhoid treatment? Where (in the usa) and what brand is recommended if so?
Can I use horse cheatnut ointment for an external hemorrhoid and should it specifically be for hemorrhoid treatment or can it be plain cream?
I would not.:
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so try a better studied treatment, like Preparation H, if it is available where you live or see Doc. Better to spend money on well-studied treatments that are known to help. ...Read more
R U certain of Dx?: Hemorrhoids are classified as internal (which bleed and protrude) or external (which can cause pain when thrombosed). Pain from thrombosed hemorrhoids respond well to sitz baths; if ineffective, minor surgery is necessary. Internal hemorrhoids don't cause pain; these are often confused with fissures, which can be quite painful, yet responsive to medication +/- surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is daflon effective for hemorrhoid treatment and is it safe to take when you have untreated stage 1 hypertension?
Daflon 500, a phlebotonic medicine, is used as treatment for hemorrhoids and venous illnesses. This drug is not for sale in the United States. There should be no contraindication for hypertensives, but contact the pharmaceutical company website.
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I had a anul fissure that turned into hemorrhoids. I've been using witch hazel and coconut oil. The area now feels numb and I'm not sure what to do.
See your doctor: Assuming you have tried otc and home remedies without improvement, it's time to call your doctor. Many gps are very good in treating hemorrhoids so you should start by seeing your family doctor. However, you may need to visit a surgeon if you have advanced grade hemorrhoids. ...Read more
External hemorrhoids: External hemorrhoids treatment options are observation, constricting topical agents (such as preparation h), or removal. You should also be evaluated for any underlying cause which could be treated as well. ...Read more
Many: First is diet and fluids, stop reading on toilet, excercise regularly to avoid constipation, correct constipation and or diarrhea. Most hemorrhoids reolve with above. After that is toopical meds, rubber band ligation of internal hemorrhoids, and various forms of hemorrhoidal surgical removal. 95 % of hemorrhoid issues are best treated with diet and fluids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: For 2nd and 3rd degree, rubber banding for internals is an option in select patients. For3rd and 4th degree internals, standard hemorrhoidectomy is in my opinion the best. There are some newer techniques such as stapling, laser, and u/s venous ligation, but the gold standard done in the right patients is the standard surgical hemorrhoidectomy using a scalpel in my opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: It depends on size and location of the hemorrhoids. Prevention at home by avoiding constipation & avoid straining at toilet. Banding in the office for smaller internal hemorrhoids. Surgical options are hemorrhoid removal or hemorrhoid stapling procedures for larger hemorrhoids that may be both internal and external hemorrhoids. ...Read more
Op or Non Op:
"best" really depends on what your goals are. Hemorrhoids are much more of a nuisance than a danger to your life. Very rarely do people die from hemorrhoids.
Conservative therapy is focused on softening your bowel movements to decrease the pressure down below. There are several options for treatment, some office based, some excisional and others not.
Consider seeing a surgeon to discuss further. ...Read more
Lots of options, but: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have your hemorrhoids been surgically or medically managed (& with otc or prescription drugs)? Are you sure they're hemorrhoids? ...Read more