Infrared Coagulation For Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are no fun. They cause itchiness, discomfort, and bleeding. About 15 million Americans have hemorrhoids—many are over the age of 50. How do we get hemorrhoids? The veins in the anal area can stretch when they are under pressure, causing them to bulge or swell. This can be due to pregnancy, obesity, chronic diarrhea […]

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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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Wondering if your hemorrhoids are bleeding?

While they are quite common, affecting about 50% of the population before the age of 50, hemorrhoids and hemorrhoid treatments are often surrounded by a cloud of misinformation. Remedies like creams and ointments are widely available, but they are not actually effective at treating the source of hemorrhoids. Myths regarding the causes of and cures […]

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Today’s Big Q: what do doctors do for hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids will affect approximately half the population by the age of 50. While hemorrhoids may only be a temporary issue for some, many may suffer from persistent hemorrhoid issues. Whether as a result of a job requiring many hours of sitting or some other risk factor, those at increased risk of persistent hemorrhoids may find […]

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What to expect after hemorrhoid treatment?

If you’re researching hemorrhoid treatment options, like infrared coagulation (the #1 hemorrhoid treatment recommended at Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville), you may be wondering what to expect after your hemorrhoid treatment. Expect relief from your hemorrhoid pain The primary motivation many of our patients have for seeking treatment is hemorrhoid pain.  Giving  them relief […]

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Patient “Relieved” to Have Hemorrhoids Treated without Surgery

It’s a common problem people seldom talk about, but something that affects at least half the population by age 50: hemorrhoids. And, many people like Sarah of Knoxville, live with hemorrhoids for years or even decades out of fear that the treatment may be a painful, uncomfortable ordeal. “I had hemorrhoid problems since I was […]

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3 Reasons You Should Visit a Hemorrhoid Doctor

For something as common as hemorrhoids, it may not seem necessary to seek out the advice of a specialist, but before you dismiss the idea consider these three reasons you should visit a hemorrhoid doctor. Talking to a hemorrhoid doctor will remove some of the fear or embarrassment The bottom line is, many people find […]

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3 Things You Should Know About Getting Rid of Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are a real pain in the backside; literally and figuratively. Who would have thought something as simple as a swollen blood vessel would be the source of so much pain and misunderstanding? Here are 3 things you should know about getting rid of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are Common and Frequently Misunderstood Hemorrhoids are a common […]

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The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About How To Treat Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, while rarely discussed openly, are a relatively common ailment affecting about half the population of men and women by the time they are 50. Due to how common they are and how embarrassing many people find the topic, there is a large amount of bad advice regarding treatments.

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What You Should Know About Hemorrhoids and Pregnancy

A pregnancy can be a source of great joy, but it is also a time when a woman’s body is put under stress and goes through a number of interesting changes. Some of these changes can manifest themselves in unpleasant ways like acne breakouts and hemorrhoids.

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