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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids ? Can surgery fix it permanently ?

What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids ? Can surgery fix it permanently ?

Soften stools: Hemorrhoids are varicose veins of the anus. When they suddenly develop blood clots, they may protrude externally, and become enlarged and painful - called a "thrombosed" hemorrhoid, and often requires surgical removal to lessen the pain. Hemorrhoids that are not thrombosed may be removed with rubber band "ligation". Prevention is best - avoid straining with bowel movements and keep stool soft. ...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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What surgery is best for fissures and hemorrhoids treatment?

What surgery is best for fissures and hemorrhoids treatment?

Anal fissure: An exam under anesthesia, is the first part of the rectal operation. While you are comfortable and under general anesthesia your surgeon will examine the rectum, and make best judgment for actual procedure. In many cases there will be a finding on the exam that impacts your surgeons options to benefit your health. Be well. ...Read more

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Is there a radical treatment without surgery for internal hemorrhoids. thanks?

Is there a radical treatment without surgery for internal hemorrhoids.  thanks?

Lots of options, but: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have your hemorrhoids been surgically or medically managed (& with otc or prescription drugs)? Are you sure they're hemorrhoids? ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way of treatment of hemorrhoid for permanent relief?

Is surgery the only way of treatment of hemorrhoid for permanent relief?

Get diagnosed first: The short answer is no. The proper answer is see a doctor who can do an exam and correctly diagnose the problem first- such as a colorectal surgeon. Most patients with hemorrhoids get enough relief with nonoperative management, so surgery is reserved for those who don't respond. I always start with making sure folks have enough fiber and water in their daily diet. ...Read more

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I have hemorrhoids since 2yrs, what is d treatment other than surgery, will i get cancer as a complication.?

I have hemorrhoids since 2yrs, what is d treatment other than surgery, will i get cancer as a complication.?

Diet, medication: Simple things such as a high fiber diet, and stool softeners can reduce symptoms. Steroid suppositories or anal creams are also helpful. There are non surgical office based procedures such as rubber band ligation or infrared coagulation which will reduce the hemorrhoids. Surgery is usually reserved for only the most severe cases. The treatments don't increase cancer risk. ...Read more

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Is rubber band ligation surgery a good treatment for hemorrhoids?

Is rubber band ligation surgery a good treatment for hemorrhoids?

It can be: Rubber band ligation works well for nonpainful internal hemorrhoids. It requires no sedation or anesthesia and can typically be done in the office setting. It is a generally safe procedurpost procedure patients generally report a fullness and sometimes a feeling of needing to go to the bathroom. Hemorrhoids can recur after ligation and after excisional hemorrhoidectomy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids?

Depends: Depends on the degree of prolapse and whether they are internal or external. Internals tend to be painless and can be treated by in-office techniques like rubber banding, irc, injection sclerotherapy. With associated prolapse or external components, thd and stapled pph are the procedures of choice for most grade 2-3 hems. Kstandard surgicall hemorrhoidectomy is reserved for large grade 3-4 hems. ...Read more

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I have 4 grade hemorrhoids. The doctor guesses me surgery by "longo" technique. What do you thing about this technique? What is the best advanced and

STARR: Stapeled transanal rectal resection or starr procedure was introduced by the italian surgeon dr. Longo. It is a very good procedure when the indication is correct and when performed by a specialist. The recovery is much quicker and you would like it. Go for it! ...Read more

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What is the best hemorrhoid treatment? It's painful.

What is the best hemorrhoid treatment? It's painful.

Various: Most heal by themselves. But may require numbing cream, diet modification, less straining, less time sitting on toilet or even surgery. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/basics/definition/con-20029852 ...Read more