Alternate Names : Hemorrhoidectomy
What happens later at home?
At home, a person is expected to:
avoid lifting, pushing, pulling, or straining
drink six to eight glasses of fluid a day
eat a diet high in fiber
sit in a warm bath three or four times a day
slowly increase activity
take a laxative or stool softener to prevent constipation
take pain medicine as needed
What are the potential complications after the procedure?
Surgery can cause bleeding, infection, or allergic reaction to anesthesia. Any new or worsening symptoms should be reported to the healthcare provider.