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My brothers have internal piles they don't want to go for surgery, is there any way to get rid of piles without surgery. And suggest good diet for the?

My brothers have internal piles they don't want to go for surgery, is there any way to get rid of piles without surgery. And suggest good diet for the?

High fiber: Generally speaking, you can't get rid of hemorrhoids without surgery. However, by increasing the fiber in your diet, you can greatly reduce the size and severity of hemorrhoids and their symptoms. Eating a large bowl of unprocessed whole wheat bran (miller's bran) or taking psyllium seed like metamucil will achieve this. You want to take in at least 30 grams of fiber daily. ...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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I had surgery of internal hemorrhoids a month ago. Can i take alcohol now ?

I had surgery of internal hemorrhoids a month ago. Can i take alcohol now ?

In Moderation: After one month, one would expect that any surgical wounds would have significantly healed. Drinking alcohol should not be a problem at this point. One should always check with their healthcare provider, in this case with the surgeon, for his or her permission to resume prior activities such as the use of alcohol. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the surgery to remove internal hemorrhoids?

What is the surgery to remove internal hemorrhoids?

Many options: Exist for internal hemorrhoids. Injections in the office and rubber band ligation in the office are simple ways to alleviate bleeding internal hemorrhoids. Using a doppler guided device to attack the blood supply (thdamerica.Com) or a stapling device are very effective for internal hemorrhoids that fall out or prolapse. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if large erosive internal hemorrhoids requires surgery?

Perhaps: Start with good exam, local treatments. Rule out ulcerative colitis, Crohn's etc . Or other cause- infection, trauma, abuse, constipation, that can be treated or avoided. ...Read more

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Is it viable to have internal and external hemorrhoid surgery with just local ansthesia?

Is it viable to have internal and external hemorrhoid surgery with just local ansthesia?

Yes : It can be done with just local but i would not recommend it. I would also try to find a non-operative treatment before attempting surgery. Do everything you can to avoid surgery. The recovery is very painful and there are many nonsurgical alternatives that are very effective. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from the ligation surgery of grade 4 internal hemorrhoids? I've also got five stitches.

How long does it take to recover from the ligation surgery of grade 4 internal hemorrhoids? I've also got five stitches.

1-2 weeks: Classic hemorrhoidal ligation/surgery is painful. It can take 1-2 weeks for the pain to subside. The stitches most often used are absorbable and should fall out on their own during that time period. ...Read more

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I had surgery of internal hemorrhoids a month ago. What should I do to avoid straining at bowel movements and maintain a soft stool ?

Fluid and fiber: You can increase daily water consumption to make sure you don't become dehydrated. Increase non soluble fiber intake. There are over the counter options if you find your stool is hard. Talk to a pharmacist and consider miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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