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At what point would you recommend the removal of hemorrhoids?

At what point would you recommend the removal of hemorrhoids?

Quality of life: Hemorrhoids should be removed surgically when medical management has failed and symptoms are greatly affecting your quality of life. ...Read more

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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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Why am I still bleeding after hemorrhoid removal?

Why am I still bleeding after hemorrhoid removal?

Not unusual: small amount of bleeding after hemorrhoidectomy is normal, it may take up 2 weeks to go away completely. You may see small amount of blood in the toilet tissue as well. You should contact your surgeon if the bleeding is profuse and goes beyond the 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of hemorrhoid skin tag removal?

What are the health risks of hemorrhoid skin tag removal?

Often nothing: There is no risk from removing these skin tags other than possibility of superficial infection and pain. ...Read more

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What are the risks for skin tag removal of hemorrhoids?

What are the risks for skin tag removal of hemorrhoids?

Pain: Removal of external hemorrhoid skin tags are simple and safe, but this is a very sensitive area, and the pain can be significant. The benefits are small, however, since these tags are usually harmless. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for an internal hemorrhoid?

Watch your diet: Drink a lot of fluids, avoid constipation and straining. Eat healthy and avoid fast foods. Take a stool softener if the stool is on the hard side. For burning and discomfort you can use prep h. Soaking your bottom in water also helps. If you have been dealing with constipation for a long time contact your primary doc as you may need further workup. ...Read more

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I think i got my first hemorrhoid yesterday. What is the quickest way at home to make it go away. How dangerous are they?

Let me help you: First you have to be sure it is hemorrhoid? Then treating minor hemorrhoid. 1-keep your bowel soft. 2-sits bath for 15 minutes with warm water. 3_keep that area clean. 4-use medication form the drug store. If did not help consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What are a few of the most effective ways to treat a hemorrhoid at home?

What are a few of the most effective ways to treat a hemorrhoid at home?

Take care of yourself: Healthy high fibre diet , plenty of fluids , avoid constipation , if needed take stool softeners don't need rx , and local care avoid medications like tylenol with Codeine etc that cause constipation ...Read more

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How can you treat hemorrhoid at the comfort of home?

Fiber: The simple answer is diet and fiber. Try to avoid foods that constipated you. Add a fiber supplement powder to your diet. Don't sit on the toilet for extended periods of time. Use a barrier cream or low grade Hydrocortisone cream from time to time as needed. If there is any bleeding, however, you should see your doctor immediately. ...Read more