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  • What do you mean I have hemorrhoids? What even is that and why is it causing me so much pain in my rectum?
  • What do you mean they are swollen veins in my anus and rectum? How do that even work? or even form?
  • They are Clusters of vascular tissue, smooth muscle, and connective tissue lined in the epithelium in the anal canal or under the squamous epithelium around the anal mucosa. They show abnormal swelling of the anal cushions causes dilations of arteriovenous plexus (cluster of veins) and may lead to prolapse, which may also lead to more rectal bleeding , which is usually bright red.
  • You can get them from straining too hard, low fiber diets, chronic diarrhea, being obese, having anal intercorse, or sitting for long periods of times. Prevention measure may include to eat lots of fiber and drink lots of water, even exercise. Risk Factors include rectal surgery, loss of muscle in rectum, episiotomy, anal intercorse, inflammatory bowel disease, and obesity.
  • How did i even get them. How can i never get them again and what are some risk factors that predispose me to hemorrhoids?
  • Signs include painless bleeding in stool, prolapsing, itching and irritation, pain, discomfort, swelling, and lumps arounf anus. You WILL live because most hemorrhoids go away on their own. Some treatment may vary, but typically, i recommend exercise, topical cremes, placing bands arounf them, stapling them in place, preforming a hemorrhoidsectomy, ice, thrombectomy, removal or Sclerotherapy, which breaks a clot down. 
  • What are the signs of a hemprrhoid? And how to you treat it? Will I die?
  • Hemorrhoids are swollen veins that form in your lower rectum and anus. There are internal, external, and thrombosed hemorrhoids. Some can be painless and some could be extremely painful, like yours. 
  • How are you going to ACTUALLY know for SURE that i have hemorrhoids?
  • We can perform a physical examination or we can look at your previous medical history. Physical tests may include performing an external examination, digital rectal exam, examining stool, colonoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy
  • Complications include thrombosis, secondary infection, ulceration, abscess, incontinence, stenosis, bleeding, recurrence, non-healing wounds, and fistula formation. Usually, the recurrence rate with NO surgical intervention is 10-50% and >5% WITH surgical intervention,
  • Wait before you do the procedure, can you tell me complications and statistics...?
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