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Injection sclerotherapy to treat hemorroids - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hemroid
Doctor :   hi Dr here
User :   anyone here?
User :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with ur query
User :   I have a condition that only happens when i got to the bathroom it doesnt really heart but these swollen kinda veins come out it bleeds sometimes then when i finish in the bathroom they shrink after a minute or two
User :   it doesnt really hert just feels weired
User :   they feel like litlle grapes
Doctor :   it seems u have a external hemorrhoids
Doctor :   and they are causing such issues for u
User :   how is it that they suddenly disappear after im donw in bathroom
User :   when im done they are suddenly not there anymore
Doctor :   u need to get a rectal examination and get assesssed for the severity
Doctor :   then it can be decided, if u need a injection sclerotherapy
User :   could they be internal because they dont hert
Doctor :   no internal hemorroids cannot be felt outside the anal orifice
User :   why would they get big and after a minute or two disappear and stop bleeding completly ony when they get big they bleed?
Doctor :   hemorroids are distended veins in the anal canal
Doctor :   and distended veins bleed when they over distended due to excess pressure
User :   ok, is it possible they also react with small presurre
Doctor :   during defecation , the veins get distended as the venous drainage is blocked by the fecal matter in the rectum
User :   what could have caused my hemroids
Doctor :   once u defecate, the pressure is released and the veins become normal in size and the varices become normal
User :   what could have caused them?
Doctor :   long standing constipation and abnormal dietary habits cause hemorroids
User :   if i get it checked how can they be detected if they disappear usually
User :   i cant feel them unless im in the bathroom
Doctor :   they are diagnosed by the appearance on the rectal examination
User :   ok
Doctor :   though u cannot feel them, they can be seem on rectal examnation
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   ** seen
User :   could alcohol and allot of stress contribute to their formulation?
Doctor :   yes, stress, junk diet , all form a part of their formation
User :   what was the injection you mentioned?
User :   to treat them?
Doctor :   Injection sclerotherapy
Doctor :   this is a treatment method, where a injection is done into the distended veins to reduce thier size
User :   and its usually very effective?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   thank you
User :   i feel a bit better
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   from what I read many people get them
User :   but ignore them
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is a very common problem
Doctor :   but treatable
User :   thanks for the info
User :   i will talk to my doctor about it
Doctor :   u r welcome again
Doctor :   sure
User :   by the way my regular doctor can evaluate it right?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   he can
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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