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Various topical hemorrhoid creams can be used to treat many of the hemorrhoidal symptoms. Exercising after a hemorrhoidectomy should be discontinued (hold off on the bench presses and using barbells). As caffeine may aggravate hemorrhoidal symptoms, temporarily holding off on that morning cup of coffee may help.
Colorectal cancer is sadly one of the more common malignancies affecting people of all races, locations and genders. When, for various reasons, the lining of the colon or rectum begins to have uncontrolled overgrowth of its lining, a colon polyp may form and then transform into a colon or rectal cancer.
Often, patients will see a proctologist as a first step, and other times a gastroenterologist will refer patients to the colorectal surgeon. Additionally, when necessary, both groups can treat clostridium difficile (c. diff.) using fecal microbial transplant (FMT) when traditional antibiotics have failed.
Ruptured hemorrhoid symptoms include non-dangerous rectal bleeding. While frightening, this bleeding is not a cause for concern other than the need for an early visit to the proctologist. The problem usually be treated in the office setting.