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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?

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?

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

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Hemorrhoids surgery - need suggestion, what to do?

Not bad recovery: If you have hemorrhoids there is the possibility of them getting incarcerated and strangling. The surgery is not bad and the surgeon will instruct you as to the after care which is mainly keeping the areas clean and avoiding foods that harden stools. ...Read more

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What is the surgery to remove internal hemorrhoids?

Many options: Exist for internal hemorrhoids. Injections in the office and rubber band ligation in the office are simple ways to alleviate bleeding internal hemorrhoids. Using a doppler guided device to attack the blood supply (thdamerica.Com) or a stapling device are very effective for internal hemorrhoids that fall out or prolapse. ...Read more

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What are the risks of surgery to remove hemorrhoids?

Several: Pain for a week or two after surgery. Bleeding after surgery. Stenosis (narrowing) from scarring. Infection (rarely). Recurrence of hemorrhoids in the future. ...Read more

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Why cant external Hemorrhoids be removed with out surgery?

Why cant external Hemorrhoids be removed with out surgery?

Not removed: While they cannot be removed, they can get better in terms of reduced size and symptoms. This can be done with of a variety of medications in cream and suppository forms, as well as managing bowel habits and the use of soaking in water with or without medication in it. Consider a consultation with a colorectal surgeon or your primary care to find out what's best for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can external hemorrhoids be removed completely without surgery?

Can external hemorrhoids be removed completely without surgery?

No.: External hemorrhoids are covered by " anoderm", which is the skin like tissue in the anal region. The anoderm is innervated by a lot of pain fibers; therefore, when external hemorrhoids cause pain, they cannot be removed by rubber banding, like their internal counterpart. On the other hand, if treated conservatively, the pain from (thrombosed) ext. Hem. Will resolve w/o surgery most of the time. ...Read more

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I had 3grade external hemorrhoids .is it possible to cure without surgery?

Yes, possibly: The definition of grade 3 is that you have internal hemorrhoids that prolapse out, but will go back in if you push on them. Sometimes, grade 3 hemorrhoids will respond to rubber banding or injection. It is not guaranteed and may take multiple procedures. Consult an expert. Start first, though, with Sitz baths in epsom salt and reduce straining and long times on the toilet. Increase fiber/water. ...Read more

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What can I do about hemorrhoids that won't go away. Unfortunately i've had them for about 2-3 years, they do not hurt or bleed. Medicine, surgery?

What can I do about hemorrhoids that won't go away. Unfortunately i've had them for about 2-3 years, they do not hurt or bleed. Medicine, surgery?

Hemorrhoid RX: If your hemorrhoids aren't bleeding or painful they can be observed. If they become more bothersome they can be removed by a variety of simple surgical methods. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me if large erosive internal hemorrhoids requires surgery?

Perhaps: Start with good exam, local treatments. Rule out ulcerative colitis, Crohn's etc . Or other cause- infection, trauma, abuse, constipation, that can be treated or avoided. ...Read more