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Date : 14-May-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:which doctor is specialist for piles (bawaseer)?
User:My father needs surgery for bawaseer
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Has he seen any doctor earlier?
Doctor:Hemorrhoids or piles can be managed conservatively with medications and life style changes.
Doctor:If indeed he need surgery, you can consult a proctologist or a general surgeon.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Are you there?\
User:yes he was seeing a doctor from long time
User:in between, piles will go but will come back again after couple of monts
User:Doctor have suggested for surgery
User:but thats a local doctor
User:So, now i want to consult a specialist for him
Doctor:Recurrence of hemorrhoids is known factor and surgery can reduce the risks of recurrence, but not completely nullify the risks.
Doctor:You can consult a proctologist or a general surgeon before taking the decision to operate him.
User:Are their any side effects after surgery?
User:or any comlications?
Doctor:Complications of infection and excessive bleeding. Rarely chances of injury to anal splincter.
Doctor:Lastly as I mentioned early the possibility of recurrence cannot be ruled out.
Doctor:You may also opt for lesser invasive techniques such as sclerosing the affected vein
Doctor:if you do not wish for surgery.
Doctor:The proctologist / general surgeon will know about it.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
User:ok..that doctor was saying something about...burning that with some japanese machine
User:just a minor procedure of about 10 minutes
User:Is it similar to what you are saying?
Doctor:There are sclerosing agents and banding procedures that are used for those who are not fit for surgery.
Doctor:I am not sure which of those refers to the Japanese machine your doctor spoke off.
Doctor:Consult a general surgeon or proctologist.
Doctor:they will know about these techniques.
Doctor:Did you follow what I said?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no thnaks
User:thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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