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How can you treat internal hemroids? Should treatment be immediate due to precautions?

How can you treat internal hemroids? Should treatment be immediate due to precautions?

Treatment: conservative measures may be indicated initially with stool softeners and a high fiber diet. if you have bleeding then colonoscopy should be done for completion. do not assume bleeding is just from hemorrhoids. There are several treatment options which include banding, infrared light and circular stapled hemorrhoidectomy with proctopexy as well as standard surgical hemorrhoidectomy ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more


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What is best treatment for hemroids?

What is best treatment for hemroids?

None: 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 large internal hemroid. What are my treatment options? Please be as specific as you can in your answer.

I have a large internal hemroid. What are my treatment options? Please be as specific as you can in your answer.

Fiber/stool softners: These are typically caused by straining with bowel movements.Increasing dietary fiber will help with softening the stools.If you can't achieve this with fiber alone, you can add a stool softener/laxative like miralax (polyethylene glycol).You want soft stools that occur w/o straining.If you have rectal bleeding you need to visit your doctor to make sure this is the correct diagnosis.An office procedure can help too. ...Read more

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Will an inflamed hemorrhoid eventually go away, OTC treatment is not working?

Not necessarily: Unfortunately, all hemorrhoids don't just go away and require some form of treatment either conservative or if thrombosed (clotted) surgical. Many times prescriptive topical creams with steroids, increasing fluids, stool softeners work after a few days. Would recommend a quick visit with your doctor for advice after exam. Want to be certain it is a hemorrhoid. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of external hemroids? What is the best treatment for them?

What are the symptoms of external hemroids? What is the best treatment for them?

Pain: External hemorrhoids are painful. These are hemorrhoids near nerves and you'll know you have them from pain and irritation. Painless hemorrhoids are usually internal but may prolapse and you notice them when cleaning. Either one can affect your life. If so see your doctor for a referral to a colo-rectal surgeon. Improve your quality of life. ...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?

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 an good treatment for hemorrhoids ?

What is an 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