Hemroids are swollen veins located in or around the Excretory Orifice and/or rectum. Hemroids can cause discomfort, pain, or bleeding.
Parts of the Body Involved
Reasons for Procedure
If your hemroids symptoms do not get better with other therapies, it may be necessary to have a hemroidsectomy to remove them.
Risk Factors for Complications During the Procedure
What to Expect
Prior to Procedure -
Do not eat or drink anything after midnight.
Your doctor will order a laxative for you to take which will cleanse your colon and rectum.
Do not use aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications) for one week before your surgery.
Arrange for someone to take you home after the surgery.
If you have diabetes, discuss your medications with your doctor.
If you are on blood thinning medications, discuss them with your doctor.