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Haemorrhoids

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  • Does This Look Like Piles? (Pics Included)

    They have been around for over a year and don't cause any discomfort. I will be getting them checked out by the docs soon. There are barely any symptoms, I only really realise it's there when I shower and wash my bum. They sometimes feel bigger after passing stool.

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  • Are these haemorrhoids?

    https://imgur.com/a/xCuRw0j I'm 17 Symptoms: A few weeks ago after passing a hard stool, I wiped and there was bright red blood all over the toilet paper - I didn't notice any blood again for three weeks until a couple of nights ago when there was a very slight trace of it on the paper. …

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  • Can anyone help Rafaelo Procedure

    Hello Everyone,  I’ve been suffering from piles for some time now.  I’ve been told about the Rafaelo procedure, as it suggests,  will the surgery be painless.  Please advise or share story of those who have had this particular procedure please.  Thank you for any help.

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  • Hemorrhoids - Rafaelo - Post procedure doubt

    I had two Grade-2 Hemorrhoids and went through Rafealo procedure 3 weeks back to get them removed. My initial problem was the skin swelling during and post BM around anus (prolapsing hemorrhoids with immediate reduction) and no bleeding. In the first week post ops there was little bleeding and no …

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  • Haemorrhoidectomy in 5 days, please Help!!

    Hi all, I am a mum of 3 and i am going for Haemorrhoidectomy next week. I have been suffering from piles for past 6 years after my second child was born and the problem has gone worse during and after my third pregnancy. Every other month, I get really painful piles which usually last for 2 -3 …

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  • Hemorrhoidal bleeding

    I am a 20 year old female and I have had internal and external hemmoroids since my teens. I recently went to the doctor and was told they are harmless. Do not have healthcare and cannot afford it due to being a college student. The hemmoroids are sometimes pushed out a long with the stools which I …

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  • Why do I bleed with soft bm and not with hard?

    It's sending me crazy! This mornings BM was firm and no blood for first time in ages. Tonight I go and it's very soft - loads of blood! How can this be? If I ever need to do a little more following the initial poop the blood seems much more drippy. I just don't understand why it …

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  • Hemorrhoidectomy surgery recovery

    Im having a painful recovery after 2 rectal surgeries in 2 months to remove fissure, hemorrhoid and thrombosis.  Anyone have a similar surgery? It’s debilitating and painful as expected. I know it will take more time and am doing everything I can to heal properly. Patience required.

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  • Hemorrhoidectomy recovery experience

    I had a hemorrhoidectomy a couple of years ago and I used this site quite a lot during recovery for tips so i decided id finally share what happened with me in case it helps others.  My piles were BAD. they didnt cause me pain but they eventually got to a stage where they were bleeding …

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  • New skin came out post hemorrhoidectomy

    Hello. Anyone of you experienced having another "skin" came out after hemorrhoidectomy? I'm on my almost 3rd week and feeling a bit better even during BM but noticed a new skin came out getting larger every day. It's also tender / swelling and a bit painful when being touched so I …

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  • Hemorrhoid surgery recovery tips

    Hemorrhoidectomy recovery I had a hemorrhoidectomy two weeks ago. The doctor warned me that recovery process would be painful. But I didn't think it would be this intense. Here are a few tips to ease the pain. It made a world of difference in pain management for me: 1) ice packs-- most ice …

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  • My experience 5 weeks after Haemorrhoidectomy 

    After 5 weeks of doing the operation and especially after passing through some really horrible times of pain and misery I promised myself that I owe it to everybody out there to share my experience so that you can derive benefit out of it. I had suffered from haemorrhoids for 20+ years and it is …

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  • Tips for Post Hemorrhoid Surgery

    So I got a hemorrhoid surgery done exactly 7 days ago. I had visited the doctor as I believed I had 2 external hemorrhoids and the doctor informed me that as I was in stage 3 and that I would have to surgically get them removed. After the surgery was done, the surgeon did not give me any tips or …

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  • I'm in pain

    I have haemorrhoids/anal fissure and I am too scared to go to the doctor! My first issue was back in June. I had trouble for a few weeks on and off, changed my diet and things started to go okay. I had slight pain during BM but nothing major and eventually the pain went away, the bleeding stopped …

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  • Can hemorrhoids affect stool shape?

    Okay so for about two years now I think I have what I believe to be hemorrhoids. I can see visible lumps upon inspection of my own bottom. Theu definitely appear to be hemorrhoids but I haven't had that confirmed by a doctor. Symptoms I experience: Sensation of pressure in the anus. Some …

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  • Skin Tag or something else?

    I posted earlier about my haemorrhoid issues...  Please give me your thoughts on the photos in the comments whether you think it is a skin tag from an anal fissure or something else.

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  • Bleeding heavy 10 weeks after surgery

    Hi, I had 2 large internal piles and 2 small outside piles removed 10 weeks ago. 1 internal did heal as it should after 6 weeks but rest were all good. I packed it with cotton wall and 3 weeks later healed good. Had no problems or pain for the week at all. But for the last 3 days I have been …

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  • Hemmorhoids? Pics included

    Hello! I really need some help. I'm so scared, does this look like hemmorhoid or something else? I have a doctors appointment, but its not until next week. I've had anal pain for over 6 months now (I have been to the doctors two times, the Doctor examined me, but said she could not see …

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  • been told that got to have halo surgery

    when to the hospital having had  banding in  april   and flexible sigmoidoscopy in may  where the  endoscopist said i had a rectal ulcer  the doctor last  week said it was scarring from the  banding which hadnt worked and the fibre diet made the  …

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  • Had THD on Monday but feels like the piles are still there.

    I had THD and Banding done on Monday at the same time as a colonoscopy. The piles hadn't been bothering me before the op but and I mostly did it because the Dr said I should. Pain for the first couple of days was quite bad but controllable with regular paracetamol and ibuprofen. I just had a …

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  • Post THD day 1

    I only had my surgery yesterday but am in so much pain! I can’t do a bowel movement but really think I need to and my stomach ache is awful! I’ve had paracetamol and my fiber  gel also lactose to help but still can’t go! Is this normal? 

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  • Still worried

    Hi all I hope everyone is doing good I had my operation 4 weeks ago I had thre large hemoroids cut and rest in rubber band  I had my 1st check up with specialist last week and I talked to him abt everything and he said it’s all normal  But I still get wory I am going on plane next Sunday …

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  • Stapler surgery for piles

    My surgeon had told me stapler surgery for piles internal as well as lord's anal dilatation for anal stricture 3 cm above the anal canal. I suffered from anal stricture due to my previous anal surgery for third grade one hemerrhoids. I don't know anything about stapler surgery? Has anyone …

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  • Haemerrhoids surgery

    I am 24yrs old, I had my surgery for third stage piles THROUGH laser technology last month. After 2days there were 3 skin growth on anus I was too scared, as my surgeon was too far from my location I called hospital, they told to take medicines for 10 days and then come for check up, after 10 …

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  • Can Haemorrhoids Bleed At Any Time?

    Hi All Just a quick query for you that I'm hoping to get some answers for. As the title suggests, can haemorrhoids bleed at any time? Only ask as I have been diagnosed with haemorrhoids following a routine colonoscopy a few months back now, and I was under the impression that they would only …

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  • My hemorrhoidectomy recovery

    Hi there, this is my first time posting to a forum of any kind regarding this issue, I have however read countless stories from all different places (over 99% horror stories) in the last couple of years.  This post is to share my personal experience, answer any questions and also to get …

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  • It’s so worth it!

    I was a active member in this when I got this surgery a year and a half ago. All I can say now is I wish I would have done it sooner. I think the recovering from the surgery was far less painful then dealing with the pain of hemmroids on a daily basis and how debilitating they can be. This changed …

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  • What to expect after Hemorrhoid surgery

    I decided to start this post for a few reasons.   The first is to give me something to do while going through this.  Second, is maybe get some support from others who have been where I'm at.  And third, to let people know who are considering this surgery what to expect. I turned …

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