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Hemorrhoid Surgery

Alternate Names : Hemorrhoidectomy

Hemorrhoid Surgery | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

If a surgical hemorroidectomy is performed, the person will go to a surgery recovery room for a short time after surgery.

  • Fluids are offered.
  • Pain medicine is given as needed.
  • The surgical site is checked for bleeding.
  • The person is discharged when he or she is comfortable and able to keep fluids down.

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    Hemorrhoid Surgery: Overview & Description


    Hemorrhoid Surgery: Home Care and Complications

    Author: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
    Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
    Date Reviewed: 09/24/01

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