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How To Treat A Long Term External Hemirroids
External Hemorrhoids: External hemorrhoids can be treated medically or by surgical excision. Surgery can be done under general or local anesthesia and is painful. I recommend it only when medical management fails. In most cases, topical barrier cream, fiber, and fluids and careful hygience suffice. If you consider surgery, try to identify what symptom is bothering you and if is your hemorrhoids or something els. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How long does it take for a large external hemorrhoid to heal if your just using a hemmroid cream? How long is too long to wait?
Hemorrhoids: Conservative treatment measures are usually sufficient for most patients with hemorrhoids causing bleeding, itching, irritation, or thrombosis (clot formation). Analgesic creams and topical steroid creams can be used for irritation and pruritus, but not for more than one week. They can result in contact dermatitis or mucosal atrophy, respectively. Your hemorrhoid may require definitive therapy. ...Read more
Depends: It all depends on the extent of the injury and how complicated it is. The one who can give you a good answer is the surgeon who will perform the procedure and knows what is the extent of the problem. ...Read more
Depends on procedure: While most infants do well postoperative lay, cardiac surgery is not only tricky, but infants may have more complication depending on procedure and condition before surgery. A max of about a week should be ideal. Such procedures should only be done at a major children's hospital and only by a pediatric cardiac surgeon. ...Read more
Maybe never!: There are many types of prolapse, and some may require surgery to fix. Prolapse of hemorrhoids usually settles down with rest, stool softeners, anti-inflammatory and pain relieving creams, sitz baths and avoidance of further trauma/ straining. If tissue pushes out and doesn't respond, get help as your situation may rapidly worsen and cause a serious problem! ...Read more
How long after treating an infection from diverticulitus should I maintain a low fiber diet? How long does it take to fully heal?
2-4 weeks: Uncomplicated diverticulitis( meaning no bowel abscess or perforation) is often treated with oral anitbiotics and a modification of diet in the early period of treatment. Treatment is generally over the period of antibiotics taken and can be from 7-14 days.Abdominal pain should be gone . A low fiber diet is encouraged during that time with intent to progress to a higher fiber diet as tolerated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From minutes to days: Depends on the rate of bleeding and the affected organ. A ruptured aorta, liver or spleen could lead to death within a few minutes. Internal bleeding around the heart or inside the skull could also by fatal within minutes. The body has many mechanisms to try to control bleeding. Many times the bleeding stops altogether, other times bleeding could continue at lower rate for hours or days. ...Read more
Yes, 2 weeks or more: Yes, external hemorrhoids are usually itchy, but the skin there is very thin and they may bleed. After non-operative management is started (drinking 6-8 glasses of water, eating high fiber diet, avoiding constipation, doing sitz baths), the swelling should start decreasing gradually but should become noticeable at about 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stye: W/o treatment it may take upto 2 weeks. With Rx it may take 4-5 days and with early treatment only 1-2 days. ...Read more
How long does botox last? If i'm going to spend $400 or $500 for botox, i want it to last as long as possible. How long do the effects realistically last?
Trichomoniasis: Trichomoniasis can be cured with a single dose of prescription antibiotic medication (either Metronidazole or tinidazole), pills which can be taken by mouth. It is okay for pregnant women to take this medication. Some people who drink alcohol within 24 after taking this kind of antibiotic can have uncomfortable side effects. ...Read more
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