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Hemorrhoid: A Pain in the…

Posted: Apr 18 in Blog by lahemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are often painful. The pain from hemorrhoids can be severe and occur all of a sudden. Or it can be chronic and last a long time. Hemorrhoid pain affects your quality of life. It can wake you up during the night. Make it difficult to sit down at work. The pain is a major […]

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No Ifs, Ands or Buts: Hemorrhoid Treatment that Works

Posted: Apr 16 in Blog by lahemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids can cause pain, itching, bleeding, and lumps. They may be uncomfortable and annoying, but they typically do not constitute a visit to the Emergency Room. There are several over-the-counter or physician-prescribed treatment options that you can try at home or receive in a doctor’s office. But here are a few options to try first. […]

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Are You a Good Candidate for Procedure for Prolapse and Hemorrhoids (PPH)?

Posted: Apr 11 in Blog by lahemorrhoids

Most hemorrhoids clear up with conservative treatment, and the bleeding, itching, and pain go away within a week or two. This includes increasing the fiber in the diet, drinking more water, and using topical medications and sitz baths to lessen the inflammation. When this doesn’t work, or if your hemorrhoids prolapse or thrombose, you may […]

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Preventing Hemorrhoids: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Posted: Apr 09 in Blog by lahemorrhoids

The topic of hemorrhoids is not the easiest discussion to have whether you’re talking to a family member or your doctor. Hemorrhoids are medically defined as swollen veins in the rectum or anus, inside or outside of the anal canal. For many, hemorrhoids can go unnoticed until they start bleeding. Taking preventive measures not only […]

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Can’t Sit Down? Symptoms of Hemorrhoids

Posted: Apr 04 in Blog by lahemorrhoids

Do you sit down all day at work? Only to go home and sit at a table to eat dinner, and then sit down on the couch to watch TV? Sitting too much has become a health hazard. It increases your risk of having diabetes, heart disease, anxiety, cancer, and hemorrhoids. Sitting can cause pain […]

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Do I Need Medical Treatment for My Hemorrhoids?

Posted: Apr 02 in Blog by lahemorrhoids

You have hemorrhoids. They’re annoying, sometimes painful, and they just don’t seem to want to go away.  At what point do you need medical treatment for hemorrhoids? For most, hemorrhoids are small and tend to disappear on their own. For others, the presence of chronic hemorrhoids may require more than home-based remedies for relief as […]

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Rubber Band: All You Need to Get Rid of Hemorrhoids?

Posted: Mar 28 in Blog by lahemorrhoids

Do you suffer from unpleasant and bleeding internal hemorrhoids? Want to get rid of them?  You have a few options – rubber band ligation (RBL) is one. RBL is an outpatient treatment that ties off and strangulates internal hemorrhoids. A lack of blood supply causes the hemorrhoids to  shrink and fall out during bowel movements. […]

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What Are The Causes of Hemorroids?

Posted: Oct 27 in Hemorrhoids by lahemorrhoids
What are the Causes of Hemorrhoids

If your colorectal surgeon has recently diagnosed you with hemorrhoids, then you will probably also have been given some advice about how to treat them.  Many will heal without the need for further intervention, either from you or your doctor, although some may need additional treatments.  You will be able to discuss the severity of […]

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Do I Need Surgery if I Have Hemorrhoids?

Posted: Oct 24 in Hemorrhoids by lahemorrhoids
Do I Need Surgery if I Have Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are a condition affecting the lower part of the gastrointestinal tract. They will be found in the rectum and around the anus, and can produce a wide variety of symptoms. However, since this condition is often considered to be embarrassing, it will not be discussed much, which means that the majority of people do […]

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Hemorrhoids – Are They Dangerous?

Posted: Oct 21 in Hemorrhoids by lahemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids - Are They Dangerous

The condition known as hemorrhoids is one that many people have a limited knowledge of, as it affects a region of the body that would not normally be discussed in polite company. If you have developed symptoms of hemorrhoids, then it is important for you to book a consultation with your colorectal specialist, who may […]

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