Internal Hemorrhoid Lazer Surgery
Internal hemorrhoid lazer surgery is the preferred option for most people who need surgery for internal hemorrhoids. With laser hemorrhoid surgery internal hemorrhoids that have prolapsed (come out of the rectum) are vaporized or cut away with carefully controlled microlasers.Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins in and around the rectum. When a doctor is evaluating you for hemorrhoid surgery internal hemorrhoids are classified by degree:
You can't always prevent hemorrhoids. They run in some families and are common with pregnancy and childbirth. You're less likely to get them if you:
One home treatment for hemorrhoids is to sit in a tub of warm water for 15-20 minutes, two or three times a day. It really helps if you can soak in a tub after you move your bowels. If you can't soak, gently clean your rectal area with wet wipes or moistened toilet paper instead of dry paper.
There are some good over-the-counter products that help a lot with the itching, swelling and pain. Hydrocortisone cream and hydrocortisone suppositories like Preparation H work well. There are some excellent natural hemorrhoid remedies as well.
If you do need hemorrhoid surgery internal hemorrhoids are removed in three different ways:
Surgical hemorrhoidectomy used to be the standard procedure. In this hemorrhoid surgery internal hemorrhoids are simply cut away. The biggest problem people have after hemorrhoidectomy is pain management.
PPH (procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids) is a newer procedure. In this hemorrhoid surgery internal hemorrhoids are pushed into the rectum with an anal dilator and stapled to cut off the blood supply. It's supposed to be a little less painful than a surgical hemorrhoidectomy.
Most people prefer internal hemorrhoid lazer surgery, where the hemorrhoids are burned away. The biggest advantage of internal hemorrhoid lazer surgery is that the laser seals the blood vessels and nerve endings as it removes the hemorrhoids, so there is no bleeding and little pain. It's almost always a day surgery, and it only takes a few days to recover.
Many people are turning to natural products in order to avoid the need for hemorrhoid surgery. Natural products usually work as well or better than other types of medications. Additionally, they often have less side-effects.
If you've tried home treatment for a couple of weeks and still have pain, it's time to see your doctor. If you have prolapsed hemorrhoids that you can't push back up inside, you should check with your doctor to see if you need internal hemorrhoid lazer surgery.
You should see your doctor right away if you have rectal bleeding; it could be caused by your hemorrhoids but it could be a sign of something more serious.
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