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Hemorrhoid Surgery - Hemorrhoids
This page contains links to eMedTV Hemorrhoids Articles containing information on subjects from Hemorrhoid Surgery to Hemorrhoids. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Hemorrhoid Surgery
When changes in dietary and bowel habits fail to improve symptoms of hemorrhoids, surgery may be an option. This eMedTV article describes several types of hemorrhoid surgery in detail, such as rubber band ligation and sclerotherapy.
- Hemorrhoid Symptoms
As this eMedTV resource explains, hemorrhoid symptoms are generally not dangerous or life-threatening. In most cases, they simply cause temporary discomfort or pain. This page provides a list of symptoms of both internal and external hemorrhoids.
- Hemorrhoid Treatment
As this eMedTV Web page explains, hemorrhoid treatment may include taking tub baths several times a day and applying certain creams to the affected area. This page also discusses several less common treatment options, such as sclerotherapy.
Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus that often result from straining to move stool. This eMedTV segment discusses them in more detail, including information on their prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.