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Which surgical/laser options are available for hemorrhoid surgery?

Which surgical/laser options are available for hemorrhoid surgery?

Surgical options: When surgery is indicated for rectal hemorrhoids there are several excellent options from laser, to coagulation to clamps and sutures. Okay to discuss indications and techniques with your surgeon regarding your specific case. Okay to take friend/family with you to help understand the options. Be well. ...Read more

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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How effective is the laser procedure for small internal hemorrhoids? How long does it work for?

How effective is the laser procedure for small internal hemorrhoids? How long does it work for?

Very: Laser treatment is very effective for small hemoroids can often be permanent can require more than one treatment ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoid banding and laser coagulation cause slight prostate inflammation?

Can hemorrhoid banding and laser coagulation cause slight prostate inflammation?

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

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Can you have some bleeding a few days after laser coagulation for internal hemorrhoids?

Can you have some bleeding a few days after laser coagulation for internal hemorrhoids?

Yes: very common in first week after treatment as they are healing. hard stools can also exacerbate it. ...Read more

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Had hemorrhoid banding and laser. Slight bleeding again after a month without any. When it's inflamed it causes pain when I urinate sometimes. ?

Had hemorrhoid banding and laser. Slight bleeding again after a month without any. When it's inflamed it causes pain when I urinate sometimes. ?

See remark: I would not worry about slight bleeding.That area would take time to heal.You can take sitz bath.(sit in a warm tub for 15 minutes couple of times a week. You can phone your doctor for any bothering issue. Naturally.inflammation in that vicinity may cause pain to the urinary tract,again check with your doctor Good Luck ...Read more

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Does laser treatment work to remove external hemorrhoids?

Does laser treatment work to remove external hemorrhoids?

Yes: Lasers can be used o surgically remove hemorrhoids, but it still painful surgery. Internal hemorrhoids can be treated in painless non surgical fashion. ...Read more

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Been seeing a colon rectal surgeon for internal hemorrhoids, had banding and laser treatment but still having rectal pain when I push to go to the bathroom. Could it be from the procedure or proctitis?

Been seeing a colon rectal surgeon for internal hemorrhoids, had banding and laser treatment but still having rectal pain when I push to go to the bathroom. Could it be from the procedure or proctitis?

Hemorrhoid: Anal area is a very sensitive area, It may take upto 3 months after the procedure to feel close to normal, if pain persist have yourself examined by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Had banding and laser for internal hemorrhoids but been having difficulty healing cause of hard stools. I take fiber and stool softener twice a day, could the stool softener make it worse?

Had banding and laser for internal hemorrhoids but been having difficulty healing cause of hard stools. I take fiber and stool softener twice a day, could the stool softener make it worse?

Soft stools: Fiber provides bulk to the stools but doesn't soften them much. Stool softener a like Colace have a mild effect. You should be taking stone fruits and their juices, consider PEG 3350 once or twice daily, milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) once or twice daily. Your doctor can help provide guidance. ...Read more

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Why am I still bleeding after hemorrhoid removal?

Why am I still bleeding after hemorrhoid removal?

Not unusual: small amount of bleeding after hemorrhoidectomy is normal, it may take up 2 weeks to go away completely. You may see small amount of blood in the toilet tissue as well. You should contact your surgeon if the bleeding is profuse and goes beyond the 2 weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more