What is done for a hemorrhoid?

Depends. On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet bet is a colorectal surgeon.

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What can be done for hemorrhoids that will not go away with medications?

Sugery. If you're suffering with hemorrhoids that haven't responded to conservative treatment, it's time to consider the next step. Surgery is a lot less painful and much more effective than it used to be! Read more...
See a surgeon. If you know you have hemorrhoids, and do not have another colon problem that may need a colonoscopy evaluation first, then a general surgeon or colon-rectal surgeon would be able to see you for an evaluation to see what options may be best for your specific condition. Read more...

What can be done to stop internal hemorrhoid bleeding?

Time works but... Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. Flare ups are then treated with creams, ointments. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligatiom. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. Read more...

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...

What can be done to make defecating with hemorrhoids easier?

Pain. Severe tearing pain with a bm and some bleeding is usually due to an anal fissure. Drinking more fluids, less caffeine and alcohol will make stool less hard and easier to pass, but this should be evaluated and the diagnosis confirmed to get the best treatment and resolution. Read more...
Making it easier. It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. It is important to try not to get hemorrhoids in the first place. Stay well >>. Read more...