Definition Hemorrhoid surgery is the removal of swollen veins around the anus. See also: Hemorrhoids Alternative Names Hemorrhoidectomy Description Hemorrhoid surgery is often done in an outpatient clinic or your doctor's office, with little or no anesthesia . Hemorrhoids can be surgically removed using a special stapler or sutures (stiches). After the hemorrhoid is removed, you may have stitches that dissolve on their own and gauze packing to reduce bleeding. Other treatments may include: A shot into the hemorrhoid to reduce swelling (sclerotherapy) A rubber band around the hemorrhoid to cut off its blood supply Shrinking the hemorrhoid with heat, or freeze it with liquid nitrogen Minor surgery to treat the hemorrhoid (hemorrhoidectomy) Smaller hemorrhoids may not need surgery. Why the Procedure Is Performed Most small hemorrhoids can be managed with lifestyle changes and diet. Your doctor may recommend hemorrhoid surgery if lifestyle and diet changes and medicines have not worked. Before the Proced...
Generic Name: HEMORRHOIDAL SUPPOSITORY - RECTAL Hemorrhoidal H Rect Uses
This medication is used to temporarily relieve burning,
pain, and itching caused by hemorrhoids. This product contains ingredients such
as cocoa butter, starch, or zinc oxide that form a protective barrier to
prevent too much irritating contact with stool. This barrier helps protect
inflamed, irritated skin and helps make bowel movements less
How To Use Hemorrhoidal H Rect
Follow all directions on the product package. If you are
uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or
Before use, clean the area with mild soap and water, rinse
well, and pat dry. Use this product in the rectum only.
This product is generally used up to 6 times a day, or
after each bowel movement, or as directed by your doctor. Dosage is based on
your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not use more often or for
a longer time than d...
Generic Name: PHENYLEPHRINE HEMORRHOIDAL OINTMENT - RECTAL Pronounced: (FEN-il-EF-rin) Hemorrhoid Preparation Rect Interactions
If you are using this product under your doctor's
direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of possible drug
interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change
the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you use any of the following prescription and nonprescription/herbal
MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue,
moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, selegiline,
drugs to treat high blood pressure (e.g., guanethidine, beta
blockers such as metoprolol)
antidepressants (e.g., venlafaxine, TCAs such as
Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g.,
cough-and-cold products, diet a...
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