Hemorrhoidectomy surgery is recommended in advanced cases of hemorrhoidsA hemorrhoidectomy procedure is sometimes required in the case of severe hemorrhoids, or when other treatments have failed to relieve the condition. It involves surgical removal of the hemorrhoids via excision, and is performed, most often under general anesthesia.
Routine open and routine closed hemorrhoidectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy surgery involves the application of an electric current, which is used to cut the hemorrhoid away. It can be a closed or open procedure, utilizing either absorbable sutures to seal the wound, or leaving it open to heal naturally.
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There are a number of complications you should be aware of that may develop during hemorrhoidectomy aftercare:
- You may experience pain following the first few postoperative bowel movements
- An open wound can suffer secondary hemorrhaging
- Delayed healing might occur for up to six weeks following hemorrhoidectomy surgery
- Your hemorrhoids can return
- Fecal incontinence may develop during the first few months following treatment
- In the event of the hemorrhoids recurring, it is not recommended you undergo hemorrhoidectomy surgery again