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Infrared Coagulation For Hemorrhoids
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 (ciprofloxacin) 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 (ciprofloxacin) may also be tried if no change. ...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
Yes: very common in first week after treatment as they are healing. hard stools can also exacerbate it. ...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
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
Hemorrhoid help: I agree w dr. Hoepfner. It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here you go..: Stay well hydrated, add a bulk laxative (e.g. metamucil,) eat a balanced diet with fibre, and be efficient when using the toilet. Do not linger. there are many topical hemorrhoidal agents, e.g. Anusol, which you can use. If necessary, seek help from a colorectal surgeon or general surgeon with anorectal experience. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The symptoms: Hemorrhoids are engorged vascular tissue, usually up in the rectum just above the anus. Symptoms are generally pain or bleeding. Occasionally a blood clot, thrombosis will occur on the outside with is suddenly painful and swollen , and responds quickly to excision if done in a timely fashion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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