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I have a prolapsed haemmorhoid, how is this usually treated? It is not really painful, more inconvenient. It occasionally bleeds until it is pushed back in, can it develop into something more threatening?

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replied April 12th, 2006
Stomach, Ulcers, Gastric Bypass, Colon Disorders Answer A764
There are several methods for treating anal hemorrhoids:
1. Diet-consuming food with plenty of cellulose (fruit and vegetables);
2. Hygenic measures-you can wash your anus before you use toilet paper;
3. Local balsams or suppositories that contain antiseptics, anesthetics and anti-inflammatory drug(s);
4. Coagulation with infra-red light;
5. Sclerotisation -sclerotizant substance is injected in the hemorrhoids;
6. Ligature of the hemorrhoids, and
7. Surgical removal of the hemorrhoids-hemorrhoidectomy.
Hemorrhoids can be complicated with profuse bleeding, strangulation, thrombosis, ulceration, fibrosis, and infection.

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