Men and Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anus and the lower rectum. They can become painful when there’s an increased pressure against the connective tissues that keep these vascular structures in place.  Hemorrhoids can affect both men and women, though they may develop for different reasons. Two common causes of hemorrhoids in men are a result […]

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Are Hemorrhoids Making Life Uncomfortable?

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum that can be irritated and inflamed, resulting to pain and itching. In some cases, there can also be bleeding during a bowel movement. They are very common and affect people of all ages. Hemorrhoids can develop as a result of obesity, pregnancy, and constant straining during bowel movements. […]

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Hemorrhoids: FAQs

Based on statistics, about 10 million Americans suffer from hemorrhoids each year. Despite this figure, many people still have questions about hemorrhoids. Premier Surgical Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville shares some of the most frequently asked questions about this condition:   Q: What are hemorrhoids? A: Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus […]

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Dr. Mitchell Answers Your Hemorrhoid Questions

Have you put off seeking treatment for hemorrhoids because of concerns about painful surgery or long recovery time? Hemorrhoids are not only uncomfortable, but can also be uncomfortable to talk about. We sat down with Dr. C. Stone Mitchell of Premier Surgical’s Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville to discuss frequently asked questions about the topic. Not sure […]

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The Side Effect of Pregnancy Nobody Talks About

More than half of pregnant women develop hemorrhoids. These are painful, itchy, and swollen veins in the rectum and anus. It can be as small as a pea to as big as a grape and may develop inside the rectum or protrude in the anus. Although hemorrhoids can be uncomfortable, they are generally harmless. In […]

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5 Things to Know About Hemorrhoid Treatment

Hemorrhoids may not be a life-threatening condition, but the pain, bleeding, itching, and discomfort that come along with them are enough to make anyone living with them seek relief. If you are considering undergoing treatment for your hemorrhoids, here are 5 things to consider: Hemorrhoids can be treated in-office Unlike other many other medical procedures, […]

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When Should You Seek Treatment for Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that can cause discomfort and bleeding. They are usually considered harmless, and sometimes the symptoms may be successfully controlled with over-the-counter creams and ointments. However, there are times hemorrhoids can cause such pain and discomfort that they require medical treatment. Symptoms of Hemorrhoids There […]

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What No One Tells You About Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids

Pardon the pun, but at the Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville we know what a sore subject hemorrhoids can be. Nearly half the U.S. population will experience hemorrhoids by the age of 50, and many silently suffer from the pain, itching, and bleeding that the swollen veins cause. Whether it’s from embarrassment or fear […]

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What No One Tells You About Hemorrhoid Surgery Recovery Time

Are you suffering from hemorrhoids but fear that a treatment procedure will be painful and the recovery time will be long? You’re not alone. Nearly half of the U.S. population has hemorrhoids at some point in their lifetime, and many of them avoid seeking treatment because of fear or embarrassment. But at Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment […]

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Is Non Surgical Hemorrhoid Removal Right for You?

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the lower rectum or anus. By the age of 50, about half of us will have experienced this annoying condition, which results from an increase in pressure inside the veins of the rectum. Common causes include constipation, pregnancy, childbirth, obesity, heavy lifting, sitting for long periods, and diarrhea. Symptoms may […]

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