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At what point would you recommend the removal of hemorrhoids?

At what point would you recommend the removal of hemorrhoids?

Quality of life: Hemorrhoids should be removed surgically when medical management has failed and symptoms are greatly affecting your quality of life. ...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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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

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What are the health risks of hemorrhoid skin tag removal?

What are the health risks of hemorrhoid skin tag removal?

Often nothing: There is no risk from removing these skin tags other than possibility of superficial infection and pain. ...Read more

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What are the risks for skin tag removal of hemorrhoids?

What are the risks for skin tag removal of hemorrhoids?

Pain: Removal of external hemorrhoid skin tags are simple and safe, but this is a very sensitive area, and the pain can be significant. The benefits are small, however, since these tags are usually harmless. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a hemorrhoid be painless?

Please tell me, could a hemorrhoid be painless?

Yes: There are internal hemorrhoids that usually are painless. External ones are often painful when a clot forms. See image attached. ...Read more

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How to cure painless hemorrhoid on the entrance of lower bumhole? it's been there about a month now. if I shouldnt do anything, when Will it go away?

Hemorrhoid: An external hemorrhoid is often left alone if it's not causing any symptoms and it would need to be removed surgically or by injection therapy as banding is done for internal ones. If you have further concerns, consult a proctologist or colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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I have painless external thrombosed hemorrhoid. How can I treat it at home?

Avoid constipation: Constipation and pushing hard to have a bowel movement can cause hemorrhoids. Avoid constipation by increasing fiber in your diet or adding a fiber supplement. A stool softener can also help. Once you stop pushing hard the hemorrhoid sometimes shrinks. Make sure a physician like a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist looks at it to make sure it is not cancer or warts (not likely to be cancer). ...Read more