Removal Of Enlarged Hemorrhoid Surgery


Removal of enlarged hemorrhoid surgery is usually done in a hospital or surgery center. You will either be put to sleep or given a spinal anesthetic so you don't feel pain during surgery. You will generally be able to go home the same day, as long as you can drink fluids without nausea, urinate, and walk around without fainting after hemorrhoid surgery.


During a hemorrhoidectomy, or removal of enlarged hemorrhoid surgery, the physician surgically cuts away the hemorrhoid. The incision will be closed with stitches. Following the surgery you will experience some pain and discomfort. You will need to keep the area clean in order to prevent infection.

You may be able to prevent hemorrhoids and thus the need for surgery. The best ways to prevent hemorrhoids are to avoid standing or sitting in one position for long periods of time and to avoid getting constipated. Eat a high fiber diet and drink plenty of fluids to prevent constipation.

If, despite your best efforts, you do get hemorrhoids, some simple home treatments could keep you from needing removal of enlarged hemorrhoid surgery. Sitting in a tub of warm water a couple of times a day or using hydrocortisone cream or suppositories usually relieves hemorrhoid symptoms within a few days.

There are also natural products made specifically to prevent and treat hemorrhoids. Natural products tend to have few side effects and to work well with your body's own healing mechanisms.

Following removal of enlarged hemorrhoid surgery, you will be given instructions on how to care for yourself. In general, post-op instructions will tell you:

Many people prefer to try natural health products for their hemorrhoids before resorting to removal of enlarged hemorrhoid surgery.

You'll need to see your doctor at least once after removal of enlarged hemorrhoid surgery so that he or she can check the progress of your healing. In addition, let your doctor know if:

Call 911 if you have a lot of rectal bleeding and/or if you experience fainting after hemorrhoid surgery.



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