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What are the available hemorrhoids treatment out there?

What are the available hemorrhoids treatment out there?

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 more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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


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What kind of specialist is best for hemorrhoid treatment?

What kind of specialist is best for 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 more

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Are there natural hemorrhoids treatment options available?

Are there natural hemorrhoids treatment options available?

Yes: A good high fiber diet and plenty of non caffeinated, non-alcoholic fluids taken consistently and compensation for increased activity and certain meds is the most natural way to treat hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Can you please list effective and available hemorrhoids treatment?

Variable: It depends on size and location of the hemorrhoids. Internal 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

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Is daflon a safe and affective option for hemorrhoid treatment? Where (in the usa) and what brand is recommended if so?

Is daflon a safe and affective option for hemorrhoid treatment? Where (in the usa) and what brand is recommended if so?

For minor hemorrhoid: It depends on the grade that you have. For early stages it may help (i and ii). Otherwise, a more radical alternative is needed. ...Read more

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What is the best hemorrhoid treatment? It's painful.

What is the best hemorrhoid treatment? It's painful.

Various: Most heal by themselves. But may require numbing cream, diet modification, less straining, less time sitting on toilet or even surgery.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/basics/definition/con-20029852 ...Read more

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What hemorrhoid treatment options are available for reducing pain?

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 more

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How to know what is the best external hemorrhoids treatment at home?

How to know what is the best external hemorrhoids treatment at home?

Avoid: Sitting and straining too long at the toilet. Avoid constipation by eating a high fiber diet, eat fruits and vegetables, add metamucil fiber to diet. Warm bath soaks and tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen if there is discomfort. ...Read more

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What would be a highly effective internal hemorrhoids treatment?

What would be a highly effective internal hemorrhoids treatment?

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

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What kind of doctor do I need for hemorrhoid treatment/diagnosis?

Colorectal Surgeon: A colorectal surgeon or a proctologist is the best to diagnose and treat hemorrhoids. Many treatments can be done in the office such as band ligation. ...Read more

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Can I use horse cheatnut ointment for an external hemorrhoid and should it specifically be for hemorrhoid treatment or can it be plain cream?

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.: No mention of external application here: http://naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com/nd/PrintVersion.aspx?id=1055&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

or here, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesculus_hippocastanum#Medical_uses

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

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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 the 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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Is daflon effective for hemorrhoid treatment and is it safe to take when you have untreated stage 1 hypertension?

Is daflon effective for hemorrhoid treatment and is it safe to take when you have untreated stage 1 hypertension?

Hemorrhoids: 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.

http://www.ehow.com/facts_7202333_daflon-500_.html#ixzz2gilgv4xj. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy doc found internal hemorrhoids, treatment is not helping symptoms, I can barely poop and only a little. Could it actually be colon cancer?

Colonoscopy doc found internal hemorrhoids, treatment is not helping symptoms, I can barely poop and only a little. Could it actually be colon cancer?

NO it is not: You have colonoscopy , as per your info. Did not show cancer so you don't have it, why worry? . Now your constipation could be easily managed by high fibre diet lots of vegetables and fruits, less meat and plenty of water at your age of 24 rarely need any medications you will be fine speak to your doctor and go for follow up. ...Read more

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Have fissure and Tight Anus after applying Hydrocortisone and lidocaine Topical, I get incontinence, mucus discharge from anus, hemorrhoids, TREATMENT?

Have fissure and Tight Anus after applying Hydrocortisone and lidocaine Topical, I get incontinence, mucus discharge from anus, hemorrhoids, TREATMENT?

A proctologist: Is whom you need to see, you may need more than just topical therapy, a good exam by an experienced surgeon / proctologist is your best option, good luck ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happen after burst prolapsed hemorrhoid without treatment?

Usually bleeding : Bursting of hemorrhoids is equal to tearing open blood vessels. It may be able to stop on its own or surgery might be needed. If it stops, nothing else is needed. High fiber diet is the key to avoid more complications. Rarely, u can have infection and this may need antibiotics or surgery or both. If there is persistent pain, bleeding, fever/chills etc, u need to call ur doctor. ...Read more

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External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): The first line treatment for hemorrhoids is actually making sure that no hard stools are passing by the swollen hemorrhoidal tissue and causing more trauma and inflammation. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and generic MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) works well for most people to make the stool soft and allow healing of the hemorrhoids. If that doesn't solve the problem or if there is any bleeding then go see a surgeon for further treatment. ...Read more

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Could there be a good hemorrhoids home treatment out there?

Could there be a good hemorrhoids home treatment out there?

Warm Tub soaks: Eat a healthy hi fiber diet, drink plenty of non caffeinated, non-alcoholic fluid daily, more if you exercise or travel by plane alot.
80-100 ounces per day is a good start and go up from there depending on your activity level. Also, stop reading on the toilet. Have your bm within 5 minutes or get out and come back when the urge is truly there. ...Read more

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I have a hemorrhoid. What treatment can I best use to get rid of this?

I have a hemorrhoid. What treatment can I best use to get rid of this?

That Depends: Most hemorrhoids seem to be caused by constipation and straining to have a bowel movement. This can be taken care of by increasing fiber and fluid in your diet. If you have a thrombosed hemorrhoid you can wait it out and it will go away or you can have it opened and emptied. Internal prolapsed hemorrhoids usually need some kind of surgery. You need to talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have external dark purple hemorrhoid home treatment no good, and now it's a really foul smell down there and vagina burns what do first?

I have external dark purple hemorrhoid home treatment no good, and now it's a really foul smell down there and vagina burns what do first?

Could be thrombosed: This could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid if it is very dark colored. The other possibility is that you have an abscess, particularly if there is a foul smell.
See a doctor to have this looked at. You may need to have a procedure performed for this.
In the meantime, try sitz baths (soak in warm water) and ice packs. ...Read more

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Does an external hemorrhoid require medical treatment?? And is it gonna keep coming back without a treatment??

Not necessarily: Unless the pain and/or bleeding are significant, hemorrhoids can be tolerated. They flare up when there is constipation or straining. If you alter your diet and keep your stools soft and regular, the can be managed conservatively. ...Read more

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M58, Does external painless thrombosed hemorrhoid need any treatment? Or its heal on its own? Thanks

No need: They usually heal on their own. Please make sure that is what this is and not a tumor. Www. Drlugo. Com ...Read more

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What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids? What other treatment will hasten recovery?

Excision or drainage: The only surgical procedure for thrombosed external hemorrhoid is to open the skin and drain it usually under local anesthesia in an office setting or to excise the entire hemorrhoid and clot and this also can be done under local. Banding and similar procedures are done for INTERNAL hemorrhoids. Important to know thrombosis will resolve without procedure with hot sitz bath and time. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids? Can surgery fix it permanently?

What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids? Can surgery fix it permanently?

Soften stools: Hemorrhoids are varicose veins of the anus. When they suddenly develop blood clots, they may protrude externally, and become enlarged and painful — called a "thrombosed" hemorrhoid, and often requires surgical removal to lessen the pain. Hemorrhoids that are not thrombosed may be removed with rubber band "ligation". Prevention is best — avoid straining with bowel movements and keep stool soft. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for hemorrhoids?

How can I get treatment for hemorrhoids?

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

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Where can I get treatment for hemorrhoids?

Specialist: A general surgeon or colon-rectal surgeon would have the experience and knowledge to treat hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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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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What is a good treatment for hemorrhoids?

What is a good treatment for hemorrhoids?

Anusol HC cream: Generally hemorrhoids are treated with Tucks (witch hazel) pads to clean the area a stool softener and something like Anusol HC cream with hydrocortisone ...Read more

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Does anyone know any medicines or cream for treatment of hemorrhoid?

Does anyone know any medicines or cream for treatment of hemorrhoid?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids, are a dilation/swelling of venous tissue around rectum. Non operative treatment is recommended, a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, laxatives to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungal) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. Post surgery recovery is several weeks. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

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