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3 weeks post hemorrhoidectomy and am still feeling a lot of pressure in that area. Is this normal for this point in recovery?

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Dr. Maria Palafox
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Can be

That pressure sensation is still happening in many patients at this point after hemorrhoid surgery.
It can come from spasm of the sphincter muscle and is not permanent. Maintaining soft but formed stools, usually by taking fiber, is the name of the game after hemorrhoid surgery

In brief: Can be

That pressure sensation is still happening in many patients at this point after hemorrhoid surgery.
It can come from spasm of the sphincter muscle and is not permanent. Maintaining soft but formed stools, usually by taking fiber, is the name of the game after hemorrhoid surgery
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