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Doctor insights on: Hemaroid Surgery

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Are surgery necessary to remove hemorrhoids?

Are surgery necessary to remove hemorrhoids?

Not always: There are surgical options for hemorrhoid removal, but that is not always necessary. More conservative treatments such as medicated creams, suppositories and sitz baths can sometimes assist in the shrinkage of hemorrhoids to the point where they are smaller and not bothersome. ...Read more

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How is the surgery for hemorrhoids performed?

Surgically: Most people have 3 internal hemorrhoids, one on the left side and two on the right. If a patient requires hemorrhoid surgery, all 3 should be removed. The technique will vary by the surgeon, and you should select your surgeon on the basis of training and the results he gets with his partivcular technique. I prefer the standard hemorrhoidectomy using a scalpel. In 27 years I have had no problems. ...Read more

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How do you know if the hemorrhoids need surgery?

Can you live with it: If the symptoms are so bad that you can't live with them, you would likely benefit from removal of the hemorhoids. ...Read more

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Do you think I should I go for surgery with my hemorrhoids?

Depends: I feel surgery for hemorrhoids is justified if symptoms cannot be controlled with nonsurgical methods. Symptoms would include bleeding, large protruding hemorrhoids (prolapsed), or external hemorrhoids that repeatedly develop clots and pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure my hemorrhoids without surgery?

Can you tell me how to cure my hemorrhoids without surgery?

Avoid constipation: Hemorrhoids are exacerbated by constipation and the "pushing" necessary. Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids to keep stools soft. Most will heal with a topical cream./ if not, surgery can help. See a doc. ...Read more

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What to do if you have hemorrhoids? how do you know if you need surgery?

What to do if you have hemorrhoids? how do you know if you need surgery?

Hemorrhoids: The treatment of hemorrhoids include putting your bottom in warm water 2 or 3 times a day, rectal suppositories such anusol or preparation H, and high fiber diet which softens the feces and prevents constipation. If the hemorrhoids do not respond to local therapy and diet and especially if they are very painful, protruding from your anus and bleeding surgery should be contemplated ...Read more

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How can you most effectively remove hemorrhoids, preferably without surgery?

How can you most effectively remove hemorrhoids, preferably without surgery?

Bowel regimen: Long term your best solution to hemorrhoids is bowel regimen; avoid straining/constipation. Fiber, increased fluid intake, stool softeners, probiotics and laxatives, to achieve 2 soft bowel movements per day. Okay to check in with your doc about piles/hemorrhoids. Okay to use salves and local hygiene, (shower and hairdryer the area daily). Good luck . Surgery if all else fails. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids shrink or go away on their own or is surgery required to remove them?

They may shrink : Everyone had hemorrhoid veins. When such veins become inflamed, swollen, itching, bleeding, protruding/prolapsing or thrombosed then known as hemorrhoidal disease or complicated hemorrhoids. Sitz baths, avoiding prolonged sitting or straining on toilet, excessive wiping or irritating tp, topical ointments can all relieve symptoms when mild. New pills may help (vasculera). Irc, banding & surgery. ...Read more

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My wife has just undergone surgery for hemorrhoids for the past few days but its still very painful until now.Is this normal?How to ease the pain?

My wife has just undergone surgery for hemorrhoids for the past few days but its still very painful until now.Is this normal?How to ease the pain?

Frequent problem: After hemorrhoid surgery , pain is the most frequent problem , will subside progressively in the next few days, should take the pain medication rx ed by her surgeon, along with soft diet, stool softeners and sietz baths, will be fine in next couple of wks. ...Read more

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Should i get surgery or creams for hemorrhoids?

Should i get surgery or creams for hemorrhoids?

Get evaluated: 90% of the patients who self-diagnose hemorrhoids don't have them. It all depends on the symptoms and the grade of he problem. If some tissue comes out that you have to push back in, then you probably have problematic hemorrhoids. See a good colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more