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Infrared Coagulation For Hemorrhoids
Yes: very common in first week after treatment as they are healing. hard stools can also exacerbate it. ...Read more
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
I had banding two weeks ago and two laser coagulation a for hemorrhoids, how long does it take for inflammation and bleeding to get better?
It varies.: What a pain in the "you know what!" -( You should notice gradual improvement in the next few weeks. Follow your doctor's aftercare instructions. Use gentle baby wipes after a bowel movement. A stool softener may make your stool less painful & less likely to irritate the injured areas. Sitz baths, OTC pain relievers and a steroid cream may give you some relief from your symptoms. Get well! ...Read more
PROSTATITIS EVAL: YES IT CAN : PROSTATITIS CAN B tough to treat. Hopefully you have seen a urologist recently. Tx with doxycycline. I would recheck labs /UA C&S. & testosterone if no response ,cipro may be needed for 8-10wks. Recheck labs and culture. You also need abdominal/pelvic/prostate US R/O prostate stones. Also switch to gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com Cipro may also be tried if no change. ...Read more
Is it normal to still have rectal pain and bleeding after laser coagulation for internal hemorrhoids, I also had two banded two weeks ago. How long does it take to heal?
How effective is infrared photocoagulation in treating hemoroids? How does the cost compare to other surgeries?
See below: Bipolar, infrared and laser coagulation are generally effective for treatment of grade 1 and grade 2 hemorrhoids. It may be associated with higher recurrence rate compared to rubber band ligation, but with fewer side effects. Other options include sclerotherapy, open/closed surgical excision and stapled hemorrhoidectomy. Surgical intervention is usually more expensive than an office procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?
Hemorrhoid Surgery: Hemorrhoid surgery is a procedure done to treat enlarged hemorrhoids. There are several variations, depending on the type of hemorrhoids you have, their size, and your doctor's expertise in a particular procedure. Most are done as an outpatient. While the biggest complaint is pain following surgery, newer procedures are able to minimize discomfort and time spent off work/school. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not always: There are surgical options for hemorrhoid removal, but that is not always necessary. More conservative treatments such as medicated creams, suppositories and sitz baths can sometimes assist in the shrinkage of hemorrhoids to the point where they are smaller and not bothersome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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