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.

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Why am I still hurting and bleeding after a bm and I had my hemorrhoid surgery 2.5 months ago? Dr says everyone is different but I can't take no more.

Not unusual. Hemorrhoids recurr all the time and are the most likely source of bleeding in your case. Read more...
You need to be check. Have you talked to the dr. Over the phone or have he/she checked you recently? If he/she hasn't checked you recently, he/she should, if he/she has, get a 2nd opinion. If the 2nd opinion says the same, then you have to hang in there. You just have to make sure that everything is ok. Read more...
You need follow up. You should be reevaluated by the surgeon to make sure that nothing else is going on. It might be normal to have some discomfort but reevaluation is indicated. Read more...

4 yr. Ago I had hemorrhoid surgery. Now I have an hemorrhoid in the same place, is there anything I can to AT HOME to make it shrink back to normal?

Yes. There are many over the counter hemorrhoid ointments that contain a steroid and another medication to help constrict the blood vessels and reduce the inflammation. Just go to your local pharmacy and the pharmacist can point out your options. Don't forget to take a stool softener, eat plenty of fiber and drink plenty of water. Read more...
Yes. It depends on the size and degree of hemorrhoids. Smaller ones will respond to treatment. Witch-hazel wipes or preparation H can reduce size and symptoms as will warm baths. Most importantly is avoiding making them worse. A high fiber diet with fiber supplementation, ensure lots of water intake, avoid excessive strainig with bowel movements. Read more...

After hemorrhoid surgery approximately how long before bowel movements return to normal and what is the best diet for after surgery?

One of the major. determinants is whether you have general anesthesia or not (anesthetics paralyze bowel) and how many narcotic pain killers you take afterward. Many doctors advise starting stool softeners/fiber supplements before surgery. Stay super well-hydrated. Prune or apple juice may be helpful; raw veggies, while good for fiber, may be painful to pass. Two weeks, 3 at outside, and all should be good:) Read more...

I have to take fiber supplements after hemorrhoid surgery and Metamucil is causing me a lot of pain (bloating and cramps). Whats the alternative?

Fiber sources. http://www.healthline.com/health/digestive-health/whats-the-best-fiber-supplement#2 http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 You may also consider taking gas-x before you take your metamucil to decrease gas a known side effect. 1 serving metamucil powder is 2.4 gm soluble fiber. Discuss options with your doc. Read more...

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...