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Archive for the ‘Hemorrhoids’ Category

Acupuncture as a Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, also referred to as hemroids, are a common medical condition that can cause sufferers discomfort and even embarrassment. The condition is estimated to affect millions of people worldwide, with the elderly being especially vulnerable to developing hemorrhoids.

Because of the prevalence of hemroids, there are many hemorrhoids treatment methods available, from medications to sur read more...

Infrared Coagulation Therapy for Hemorrhoids Treatment

Overview

It is estimated that 3 out of 4 people will have to deal with hemorrhoids at some point during their life.  This uncomfortable condition occurs when veins in the anus and rectum are subjected to prolonged stress and become swollen and inflamed as a result.

There are many factors that can cause this prolonged stress on the anal area, such as constipation and sitting for extended periods of time.  Both put undue stress on the veins in the ana read more...

Treating Hemorrhoids with Oral Supplements

Overview

Hemorrhoids are an uncomfortable medical condition that occur when veins in the anal and rectal areas become swollen and inflamed, causing itching, burning and sometimes even pain.  Fortunately for sufferers, there are numerous different treatment options available to alleviate the symptoms of hemroids and even eliminate hemorrhoids altogether.

Hemorrhoids Treatments: An Overview

Some of the most popular treatments for hemorrhoid read more...

Rectal Examination for Hemorrhoids and Other Colo-Rectal Conditions

Rectal Examination: An Overview

A rectal examination is a diagnostic examination frequently administered in patients with hemorrhoids or other colo-rectal conditions. During the examination, the physician first makes a visual inspection of the area external to the anal opening to check for external hemroids or fissures. Once that is accomplished, the doctor will use a gloved finger to palpate the lower rectum and assess read more...

Laser Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Introduction

Most people who suffer from hemorrhoids, also referred to as hemroids, will seek some sort of treatment to relieve the pain and discomfort that typically accompany the condition.  The most appropriate treatment method will vary, depending upon the type and severity of the hemorrhoids involved.  In mild cases of hemroids, that treatment may consist of Sitz baths, cold compresses, diet and lifestyle changes or topical medications.

For more advanced cases of hemroids, where symptoms are severe and pain and discomfort are interfering with your daily life, more invasive treatment methods may be required.  One such method that has been gaining popularity in recent years is laser treatment for hemroids.

Laser Treatment

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