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Complications to Sclerotherapy as a Hemorrhoid Treatment

Sclerotherapy as a Hemorrhoid Treatment

Sclerotherapy is a popular form of hemorrhoid treatment whereby a chemical agent is injected into the hemorrhoid to cause it to shrink and wither away. This hemroid treatment has a very high success rate at curing hemroids, however, it is not without complications, many of them due to the skill level of the doctor performing the procedure. Statistics read more...

Sitz Baths for Hemorrhoids Treatment


While the prevalence of hemorrhoids has given rise to a great variety of hemorrhoids treatments, including hemroids medications, there are many people who prefer not to use medications to treat their condition. Some do not like the risk of side effects that is present in conventional medications that

Hemorrhoids in Children


Hemorrhoids, also called hemroids, are a medical condition that is quite common. Hemroids affect both men and women, and it is estimated that half of the world’s population will have experienced hemorrhoids by the time they reach the age of 50.

Because hemroids are thought of as an aging condition and are more common in the elderly, most people are unaware tha read more...

Hemorrhoids Cushions: An Overview


It has long been known that sitting for long periods of time can increase your chance of developing hemorrhoids. Sitting in one place for extended periods puts pressure on the anal and rectal areas and that pressure can cause the veins in both areas to swell and become hemorrhoids.

Once hemorrhoids have developed, sitting for extended periods can be detrimental for other reasons. The pressure placed on the anal and rectal areas can actually increase the symptoms of existing hemroids and cause pain and discomfort than can read more...

Horsetail for Hemorrhoids Treatment


Horsetail is an herb whose medicinal properties have been known for many years. It is believed that ancient Greeks used this plant to heal wounds and ancient Chinese used it to combat fever. It is even believed that close relatives of the horsetail plant existed as many as 270 million years ago. Nowadays, herbalists are looking at horsetail as a remedy for a variety of different ailments, hemorrhoids included.

Horsetail plant contains alkaloids, and also minerals such as manganese, magnesium and potassium. It can be read more...