You probably wouldn’t know it though: People often suffer in silence.
Even worse, people don’t like to seek treatment for hemorrhoids, in part because they feel embarrassed and in part because they have heard negative stories about hemorrhoid surgery.
Both were factors for one of my recent patients. (more…)Posted in Hemorrhoid Treatment | Comments (0)
Given the choice between undergoing a simple health screening or suffering a life-threatening illness, it’s safe to assume most men would choose the screening. Unfortunately, far too many men ignore recommendations for routine health screenings and often ignore symptoms that can be indicators of serious disease. The symptoms of hemorrhoids, for example, are similar to those of more serious health problems, such as polyps or colorectal cancer. In those instances, early treatment is crucial. (more…)Posted in Hemorrhoid Treatment,Surgical Oncology | Comments (0)
Hemorrhoids are an oft maligned and far too often ignored medical condition. Symptoms typically begin with painless rectal bleeding during bowel movements. Other symptoms can include pain or a burning sensation, protrusion of tissue around the anus, and itching. (more…)Posted in Hemorrhoid Treatment | Comments (0)