MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, DNB ( General Surgery ), Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Senior Residency Training Program (Surgical Oncology)
General Surgeon, Raipur
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Coagulation therapy is another way of treating piles.
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Coagulation therapy is also popularly known by the name of infrared photocoagulation. The treatment involves the use of various agents like infrared light, extreme cold and heat which is applied to the affected region and the track retract and shrinks. Usually, anoscopy is done before this treatment in which the doctor inserts a scope inside your rectum which enables him to see inside it.
Tip: If you are comfortable with the anoscopy process then coagulation therapy is one of the best methods as it involves no stitches or pain.
An alternative to hemorrhoidectomy which is much less complicated and does not involve surgical removal of any part is called,
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Stapling is also known by the name of stapled haemorrhoidopexy. It acts as a good alternative to haemorrhoidectomy. It can be carried out with general anesthetic and are usually done for treating prolapsed hemorrhoids. What happens is that a portion of the last part of large intestine, which is called anorectum, is stapled thus preventing the hemorrhoids from becoming prolapsed and the blood supply to the hemorrhoids cease for which they increasing shrink away. Opt for the stapling method when you want a quicker recovery after surgery and also less pain.
The post-surgical pain can be treated with ibuprofen.
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After the surgery, there is some pain in the anal region for about a week. This may lead to discomfort during the movements of the bowel. To avoid this, doctors often prescribe a few medicines that can ease away the pain and act as painkillers. Some of them are ibuprofen and paracetamol. They will not prevent constipation but can provide you some relief from the pain.
Tip: You can take stool softeners after your doctor s approval which will ease the bowel movements.
Surgery for the process of removal of piles is known as,
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Hemorrhoids are veins that have become swollen either inside the rectum or outside the rectum, that is, they can be internal or external. These veins can be painful. If the case is very severe and cannot be treated at home then surgery is done to remove them. This surgery is called hemorrhoidectomy. The doctor performs minute cuts surrounding the anus to remove the painful Hemorrhoids. Surgery will be recommended based on the severity level.
Eating a non-fiber diet can reduce the symptoms of piles.
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Planning a high-fiber diet for yourself can reduce the symptoms of piles to a great extent. Food is a very important factor in treating piles as is suggested by many nutritionists. The high-fiber in your food helps the food bolus to pass through your digestive tract at a far better place. So, consume a lot of whole grain, legumes, and all green leafy vegetables. Drink at least 8 glasses of water every day along with high-fiber diet and water is also a perfect antidote for constipation.