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Doctor insights on: Surgical Removal Of Hemorrhoids

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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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How painful is external hemorrhoid surgery?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Non operative treatment recommended, and includes bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, laxatices to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals, other) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. Post op pain is expected, manageable. ...Read more

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Should i get surgery or creams for hemorrhoids?

Should i get surgery or creams for hemorrhoids?

Get evaluated: 90% of the patients who self-diagnose hemorrhoids don't have them. It all depends on the symptoms and the grade of he problem. If some tissue comes out that you have to push back in, then you probably have problematic hemorrhoids. See a good colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids surgery - need suggestion, what to do?

Hemorrhoids surgery - need suggestion, what to do?

Not bad recovery: If you have hemorrhoids there is the possibility of them getting incarcerated and strangling. The surgery is not bad and the surgeon will instruct you as to the after care which is mainly keeping the areas clean and avoiding foods that harden stools. ...Read more

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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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Hello docs, is hemorrhoid surgery really necessary?

Hello docs, is hemorrhoid surgery really necessary?

Surgery uncommon: Surgery for hemorrhoids may be needed because of recurrent severe bleeding. If a clot develops the pain is severe and the clot has to be removed for relief. Most cases of hemorrhoids don't require surgery. ...Read more

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What are the risks of surgery to remove hemorrhoids?

What are the risks of surgery to remove hemorrhoids?

Several: Pain for a week or two after surgery. Bleeding after surgery. Stenosis (narrowing) from scarring. Infection (rarely). Recurrence of hemorrhoids in the future. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed a lot after hemorrhoid surgery?

Is it normal to bleed a lot after hemorrhoid surgery?

Recovery : During recovery from rectal hemorrhoid surgery it is okay for some bleeding. Check with your surgery team, they will know best your limits. In the meantime hold pressure for 10 minutes while lying down. ...Read more

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What is the procedure done during hemorrhoid surgery?

What is the procedure done during hemorrhoid surgery?

Varies: Depends. If it is a rubber band office procedure, it constricts the internal hemorrhoid veins. Surgery may remove external and internal hemorrhoid veins, or ligate them. Surgical stapling can excise the veins and loose internal lining. ...Read more