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Your Guide To Misdiagnosis Of Bowel Conditions

Being diagnosed with a bowel condition is a life-changing experience, and most are simply relieved to have a diagnosis and a direction to follow for treatment. But what if you’re several months or years down the line with treatment and…

Haemorrhoids, Anal Tears & Fissures Treatments

Haemorrhoids are usually an inconvenience that can be treated at home and will usually resolve themselves after a few days. There are some methods to help prevent or relieve the symptoms of haemorrhoids such a avoiding constipation or…

Creams and Ointments

Creams and ointments are a conservative treatment for haemorrhoids and can help soothe any inflammation or swelling around the anus, as well as helping with any itching or discomfort.

Surgeries For Haemorrhoids

If conservative treatments and/or medication have not worked and your haemorrhoids are large and causing you discomfort and pain, you may wish to consider surgery. There are some different surgical options available and you should discuss…

Corticosteroids

If you have been diagnosed with haemorrhoids you may be prescribed a Corticosteroid cream (medication that contains steroids) which can be used to help reduce the swelling and inflammation associated with haemorrhoids. These types of creams…

Banding

Banding is a conservative treatment indicated for haemorrhoids (piles). This procedure is a common treatment and will normally be carried out as an outpatient and you will be able to go home immediately afterwards.  You may feel some …

Sclerotherapy Injections

If you have been diagnosed with haemorrhoids (piles) you may be offered Sclerotherapy injections as an alternative to banding where the haemorrhoid is too small to band. This is a common conservative treatment for smaller, internal …

Haemorrhoids, Anal Tears And Fissures

What are Haemorrhoids? Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are enlarged and swollen blood vessels which are in or around the lower rectum and the anus. Most of the time you are not aware of having haemorrhoids but in most cases you will feel…