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