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How Long Can Piles Take To Go
1-2 weeks: I assume we are not talking about after hemorrhoid surgery...If you have aggravated internal/external hemorrhoids, treatments such as stool softeners, fiber therapy, Hydrocortisone foam and sitz baths with epsom salts 4-8 times daily, relieves most hemorrhoidal crises within 1-2 weeks, or less if not severe. ...Read more
No recovery per se: Piles, or hemorrhoids, are enlarged veins in the anal region often associated with excessive straining during defecation or from prolonged sitting. Occasionally they can signal more serious disease, such as liver disease. The size and symptoms of piles may wax and wane, when they are engorged, they often itch and become inflamed. Occasionally, they will clot, becoming very painful. ...Read more
I did surgery of piles 2 days ago.it hurts while BM. wanted to know how long does the wound take to heal completly?its hard to even walk or sit
2wks: Ask doc to give pain med, Local numbing medication. Seitz's bath will help also. ...Read more
Piles-i'm keen for thd as it sounds less painful but doctor(in uk) recommends stapled haemorrhoidectomy has better long term results.What's your take?
PPH works well.: Procedure for prolapsed hemorrhoids or pph is a great procedure. I have been performing it for 8 years with excellent results, high patient satisfaction and very low recurrence rate. The key to the procedure is the location and accuracy of the purse string suture and the experience of the doctor performing it. In experienced hands, it works well. ...Read more
My mother has been suffering from chronic stomach problems since long along with piles and hence she is not able to take her food properly .Solutions?
Depends on Diagnosis: We have 1 word for butt pain: hemorrhoids! real hems are varicose/enlarged blood vessels in anal canal=internal or skin=external. They don't hurt unless they clot="thrombosed." hems never go away -- they are an enlarged vein! clots in them dissolve in 2-4 weeks. Soak your butt in hot bath tub for relief, use advil, and keep stool soft with miralax (polyethylene glycol). See a doc, tho to be sure right diagnosis! ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Are normal vascular structures inside the rectum(internal) and surrounded the outside of the anus(external) depending which are involved and what your symptoms are will determine the treatment and length of time you will suffer with them. Sometimes external skintags after pregnancy and long labor are mistakenly referred to as hemorrhoids. They are not but rather residual skin tags. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to be managed: They may never go completely away, but proper management by keeping your bms soft and regular by increasing fiber in your diet, warm soaks, avoid straining, and use of topical creams - can keep the symptoms minimal. Have them checked to make sure they are hemorrhoids and not something else. Be well. ...Read more
Depends on symptoms: Hemorrhoids are a normal part of our body, we are born with 3 with an external and internal component. First, never assume anorectal problems are due to hemorrhoids, should get checked. Outside component causes irritating symptoms like itching burning stinging and swelling. Inside part can cause painless red bleeding and protrusion. With sitz bath and topical steroid should improve within week ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get Right Diagnosis: Most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of anus) are soft, squishy tissue that stretch after straining/having a bm: no pain. If a hemorrhoid becomes firm, enlarged, and tender, it may thrombose (clot). This is treated without surgery w/pain meds and time. Any painful anal lump that is present all the time, however, requires medical attention to assure that the right diagnosis & treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Hemmproids: There a a few causes of hemmiroids. They include straining from chronic constipation, child birth, etc. Usually treated conservatively with steroid creams, may need surgery if chronic or hirt really bad despite trying the cream for a while. Can go away usually week or so. But may persist. ...Read more
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