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How common are complications from external hemorrhoid surgery? (hemorrhoidectomy) horror stories about people needing diapers forever afterwords, ect.
Piles-i'm keen for thd as it sounds less painful but doctor(in uk) recommends stapled haemorrhoidectomy has better long term results.What's your take?
PPH works well.: Procedure for prolapsed hemorrhoids or pph is a great procedure. I have been performing it for 8 years with excellent results, high patient satisfaction and very low recurrence rate. The key to the procedure is the location and accuracy of the purse string suture and the experience of the doctor performing it. In experienced hands, it works well. ...Read more
Yes: Even when done perfectly, a standard hemmorhoidectomy remained one of the most painful surgeries to recover from. There are new techniques that may lessen the pain somewhat such as the use of ligasure. There is also a new technique called thd which uses a doppler probe to find the source of the problem without an incision and looks to be a promising new technique with minimal post-op discomfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: There are several variations of "hemorrhoidectomy" depending on exactly how large your hemorrhoids are and the distribution of internal versus external hemorrhoids. If only internal hemorrhoids need to be removed then the recovery is quite short, 7-10d to full activity. If large external hemorrhoids need to be removed this is more painful and can take up to a month to full recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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