A haemorrhoidectomy is a surgery that removes haemorrhoids. Haemorrhoids (also known as piles) are swollen veins inside or around the anus and lower rectum. While the procedure is generally safe and effective, the recovery after haemorrhoid removal may take several weeks and can be painful. Hence, piles surgery aftercare is crucial.
After haemorrhoidectomy, you may be in a bit of pain but it will get better each day. Many patients go home on the same day of the surgery, so make sure to arrange for someone to drive you home. With haemorrhoidectomy aftercare, it’s important to follow the instructions given by your surgeon for a healthy and speedy recovery.
Each patient recovers at a different pace, but generally, you should be able to resume most of your
normal activities after 2-3 weeks. However, you must avoid doing tasks that require straining.
Steer clear from heavy lifting and straining during bowel movements. As much as possible, try to avoid constipation during this period of time.
Following your haemorrhoid removal, you may be advised to do the following self-care measures:
We tailor our treatments based on your lifestyle requirements and healthcare needs. At our colorectal clinic, we believe in providing personalized care as it allows for better surgical outcomes and creates a supportive environment for our patients.
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