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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Men Get Hemorrhoids Too

Hemorrhoids are common conditions that affect both men and women. Some studies have shown that men are slightly more prone to developing hemorrhoids – both internal and external. What causes hemorrhoids in men? Women commonly develop hemorrhoids during pregnancy as a result of hormonal changes and the pressure exerted by the growing uterus. For men, […]

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Taking Steps to Avoid Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are enlarged, bulging blood vessels in the anus and lower rectal area. Although the exact cause is often unknown, hemorrhoids can develop as a result of several factors. Some of these including obesity, pregnancy, poor diet, and sitting for long periods of time. Hemorrhoids are very common. About three million cases of hemorrhoids are […]

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Is Your Job Causing Hemorrhoids?

Over half of Americans are affected by hemorrhoids, a condition characterized by the enlargement and swelling of the blood vessels in the lower part of the rectum and the anus. Hemorrhoids develop as a result of an increase in pressure in the lower abdominal area. Straining at the time of bowel movement, pregnancy, obesity, inflammatory […]

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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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