Tired of Living with Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in or around the rectum, affecting millions of Americans. They can develop as a result of increased pressure in the anal area as a result of pregnancy, constant straining during bowel movements, and obesity. Infrared coagulation (also called IFC) is a minimally-invasive and non-surgical, gentle laser treatment for hemorrhoids. Infrared Coagulation […]

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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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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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What is IFC? – and why it may be beneficial if you’re suffering from hemorrhoids

About 10 million people in the United States suffer from hemorrhoids, which are swollen veins found at the lowest part of the rectum and the anus. There are two types of hemorrhoids: internal and external. Internal hemorrhoids can be found far inside the rectum and can’t typically be seen or felt. They are generally painless, […]

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No Stitches, No Stapling — What To Know About Non-surgical Hemorrhoid Treatments

  Hemorrhoids are a common affliction, affecting nearly half of the U.S. population at some point. What’s also common is the misperception that the procedures to remove hemorrhoids require surgery, which means stitches or staples and a painfully long recovery time. This assumption is understandable, given that many men and women may have heard about […]

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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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How To Get Rid Of Internal Hemorrhoids

Riddle: What’s one thing that most people don’t want to talk about but many people have experienced, and is sometimes the butt of a joke? Hemorrhoids! The humorist writer Dave Barry says that a person knows he’s “middle aged” when hemorrhoid jokes stop being funny. But all kidding aside, hemorrhoids aren’t such a laughing matter […]

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Hemorrhoids & Pregnancy

Most women know what to expect as their bodies change during pregnancy—nausea, weight gain, fatigue. But there’s another common side effect that isn’t as openly discussed—hemorrhoids. Dr. C. Stone Mitchell, Medical Director at Premier Surgical Associates Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville, says, “We see a lot of pregnant women and we reassure them that developing […]

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A proven way to treat hemorrhoids

If you’re suffering with persistent hemorrhoids, it is likely you are searching for any and all options for relieving your pain or discomfort. The good news is that there is a proven way to treat most hemorrhoids that is non-surgical, effective, and quick! Non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment If you’ve searched for treatment options for any length […]

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