By age 45, more than 75% of the population will have one or more hemorrhoids. These swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus can cause discomfort and bleeding. Hemorrhoids are usually caused by sitting for long periods of time, straining during bowel movements, and having chronic diarrhea or constipation. obesity, or pregnancy. Their arrival is most often signaled by discomfort while sitting or during a bowel movement; itching and bleeding.
Should I See a Doctor for Hemorrhoid Treatment?
Many hemorrhoid sufferers start to address the problem by adding fiber and water to their diets, then try over-the-counter ointments and creams which only mask symptoms to provide temporary relief. To address the root of the problem that is causing the pain, itching, bleeding, and overall discomfort, medical intervention is required.
Non-Surgical Hemorrhoid Treatments
Non-surgical treatment to remove hemorrhoids is highly effective, quick, and painless. Among the treatments used at Scottsdale Gastroenterology Specialists are the CRH O’Regan ligation system and infrared coagulation.