What to Do If You Have Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are embarrassing to discuss, leading far too many adults to suffer in silence through agonizing pain and discomfort. Make sure you can recognize the symptoms of a hemorrhoid and take the best course of action for treatment. The sooner you address your hemorrhoids, the sooner you can feel like yourself again.

What Is a Hemorrhoid?

The basic cause of any hemorrhoidal disease is increased pressure in the veins of the hemorrhoidal cushions in the anal canal. As pressure builds, it weakens the muscle and connective tissue in the hemorrhoids, which causes the veins to distend and protrude from their normal positions.

Why Do I Have a Hemorrhoid?

It’s important to trace increased pressure back to its root cause, which may include heavy physical activity, pregnancy and labor, low-fiber diets, extended periods of sitting, obesity, and high blood pressure. Prevention is always the best medicine, but if it’s too late and you’re already suffering from a hemorrhoid, treatment is available!

How Can Hemorrhoids Be Treated?

Hemorrhoid treatment has a reputation for being painful and unpleasant, but that’s not true! The right hemorrhoid treatment can actually be simple and comfortable, which is exactly why the Hemorrhoid Treatment Center of Florida uses a painless method known as HET.

The HET procedure does not require extensive preparation, anesthesia, or long recovery time. Even more severe hemorrhoids located below the dentate line only require local anesthesia, so you can still return to your normal activities the same day. The HET (Hemorrhoid Energy Therapy) procedure is a new technique that painlessly treats internal hemorrhoids without any hospital visits or extra expenses. The treatment itself only takes 10 minutes!

Where to Go For Hemorrhoid Treatment

Most regular doctors aren’t familiar enough with hemorrhoids to effectively or properly diagnose and treat them. Instead of just seeing your family practitioner, visit a specialist like Hemorrhoid Treatment Center of Florida.

Dr. Shapiro has been devoted to the treatment and care of hemorrhoids for nearly 40 years, and he has the experience and dedication needed to give you the best care possible. Call (727) 351-8756 today to schedule your free consultation. You’ll work with Dr. Shapiro to discuss the best treatment option for your situation and then quickly schedule your procedure. Relief will come in no time!

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