Hemorrhoids occur due to swollen veins in the rectum and anus, causing discomfort and bleeding. Hemorrhoidectomy is the surgery done to manage hemorrhoids. It is done under general anesthesia. Incisions are made around the tissues of the hemorrhoids. The swollen vein inside the hemorrhoid is tied off to avoid bleeding, and then hemorrhoids are removed. It takes about 2 to 4 weeks for a complete recovery.
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How to recover fast from sphincterotomy and hemorrhoidectomy?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. I underwent open internal rigid sphincterotomy and hemorrhoidectomy for chronic anal fissures and piles. But I have severe pain in the anal canal all the time now. During bowel movements, it gets worse. I underwent surgery for 23 days. I also see some blood in my stools... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Recovery time after surgery is two to three weeks. But it may take a month in some cases. You can try these simple steps to accelerate recovery. Try these steps for a week. If the problem persists, it is better to consult a surgeon and try to do a physical examination o... Read Full »
My wife could notice blood in her stools.Could you please advise us with proper guidance?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife (age 33 years) has been suffering from piles related issues since last 10 years. It occurred after her delivery (in 2003) and was harmless at that time. We are having an eleven year old daughter. Recently she started experiencing pain and itching while going to toilet. Also sh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It seems like your wife has second degree hemorrhoids which has also led to her fissure. The good news is that it can be managed medically. The first line of management is medical management. Itching is a very common manifestation, which is a... Read Full »
I suffer from hemorrhoids for the past three years. Kindly help.
Query: Hi, I have been facing a problem with hemorrhoids for the past 3 years. I have been taking Anusol suppositories inserted directly into my anus as it was advised by the doctor. But to my disappointment it keeps coming back. What option can you suggest to get it treated once for all? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your hemorrhoids is persisting with the medical treatment then there are other options for its treatment. The other treatment options are: Rubber Band Ligation (RBL) - a small band which is applied to the base of the hemorrhoid mass cuts off the blood supply to the mas... Read Full »
Is there an injection therapy to reduce hemorrhoids?
Query: Hello doctor,I have been to see my GP a while ago about hemorrhoids. I cannot remember when I first got them. It was a while ago. I have done the usual. Eat fiber to soften stools. Taken herbal tablets to soften them. Have done the warm water baths. Have done pile creams. I went to the toilet yester... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a procedure other than surgery, called sclerotherapy. This is a very simple procedure, done in the outpatient department. A sclerosing agent is injected into the hemorrhoid which allows it to shrivel and shrink. It is done under local anaesthesia. Hope thi... Read Full »
Is it normal to have anal pain even after 2.5 months of hemorrhoidectomy?
Query: Hi doctor,I had severe burning pressure and pain in the rectum. I used all creams. On MRI, I was diagnosed with a fistula at 6 o'clock. After doing an examination under anesthesia, my doctor did not found a fistula. But I had second-grade internal hemorrhoids at 3 o'clock, 7 o'clock, and 11 o'clock.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have some concerns regarding the operation done while you are having burning and pain in the rectum as hemorrhoid surgery is not required in your case. Initially, it should have been explored with a sigmoidoscopy. As you have done surgery, some pain with narrowing of ... Read Full »
Is it normal to have pain and tightness post hemorrhoidectomy?
Query: Hi doctor, I had hemorrhoidectomy before six weeks. I still feel some pain and tightness while sitting. Is this normal after six weeks? I think I have anal stenosis. Stool is difficult to pass even when soft. Always have to strain and never passes naturally. I know I have a hard scar tissue. I... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, this is not normal. Pain could be due to fissure and stenosis of the anal opening, but it needs a physical examination to confirm it. I would suggest drinking lots of water, have fiber diet and chew the bolus properly to avoid constipation. You can also try an... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a software engineer. I got an external hemorrhoid for the past two days. There is no bleeding, but it is painful. Also, there is no constipation as such. Seven months back, it used to happen frequently and it used to go away on its own in a few days. I was exercising earlier and now ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can apply Anovate cream (Beclomethasone, Phenylephrine and Lignocaine) for three to five times a day. Remember, all the local acting cream has duration of action of four to six hours and need to be applied again. If pain is severe, then try oral medication like Do... Read Full »
What stage of hemorrhoids do I have and how to treat it?
Query: Hello doctor, I have hemorrhoid and want to know what stage of it I have and if I will need surgery? What doctor should I go to? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and am sorry for your discomfort. I saw the file you have attached. Hemorrhoid has four grades. Grade 1: Hemorrhoid protrudes into the anal canal but does not prolapse outside the anus. Grade 2: Prolapse under pressure such as straining dur... Read Full »
Please advise regarding my wife's inflation and painful defecation.
Query: Hi doctor, Three months back, my wife had some small wounds inside the anal area. For bleeding, she got Shield ointment from general physician. Lately, a small inflation is seen in anal tract and it is painful while defecating. It has been there for the past three months. Please advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looks like anal fissure, which means cuts in the skin lining of the anus. It generally happens due to constipation. This leads to pain while passing stools. Many times piles are associated with this condition and it leads to bleeding and swelling in the perianal area.... Read Full »
How to get rid of anal pain caused by hemorrhoids?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 28 years old. Her weight is 128 kg and height is 5 feet 3 inches. She has got a constipation problem since last 5 years and she takes Smuth for this. Since last four days, she has been getting severe pain between vagina and anus and that area is swollen. Also, her anus openi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your concern for her health. As you have given every possible analgesic and the pain is not relieved, I think the hemorrhoid has strangulated. It means it is entrapped within the anal sphincter. I suggest tablet Acena... Read Full »