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Hemorrhoid surgery and healing

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I recently had the PPH surgery for my 3 internal hemrroids which the doctor said was at level 3. It has been a little over 2 months now since the procedure and I still see a little blood after a BM. It mostly occurs when the stool is very soft, which I think happens when I consume more than enough of fiber. My surgeon before told me that some bleeding is normal for at least 6 months. I would like to know why does the bleeding occur when my stool is soft and shoud I be concerned at this point with the bleeding (happened about 6 times now in 2 months)? Thank you.


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replied February 2nd, 2009
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According to the major symptom you describe (slight bleeding after a bowel movement, 2 months post-op, occurring periodically), the rectal canal might still be regenerating its own surrounding tissue and inner lining. The speed of regeneration is not connected to the softness of the stool. If your stools are not so soft, the hemorrhoids can return even after complete regeneration of the rectal canal mucosa. You might want to visit your surgeon for a check up on the regenerating wound, to see if the wound is healing adequately or complications have occurred.


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