Archive for the ‘Hemorrhoids’ Category
Infrared Coagulation Therapy for Hemorrhoids Treatment
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 a read more...
Treating Hemorrhoids with Oral Supplements
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 hemorrho 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 asse read more...
Laser Treatment for Hemorrhoids
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.
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Hemorrhoids: Fact and Fiction
Hemorrhoids, also referred to as hemroids or piles, are an uncomfortable medical condition that will affect approximately one-half of the world’s population by they time they reach the age of 50. Despite the prevalence of hemroids, there is still a lot of confusion about what causes the condition, and therefore what treatment methods are effective.
The following are some of the more widely-held myths about hemorrhoids:
Hemroids lead to cancer – This is completely read more...