hemorrhoids - prolapse through anus Thrombose hemorrhoids -...

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HEMORRHOIDS Factors associated with development of Genetic Increased venous pressure from various  causes evacuation of stool from the rectum
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HISTORY complaint Dietary consumption of roughage burning toilet paper, in bowl, mixed with stool
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PHYSICAL EXAM Internal hemorrhoids - one or more  Bleeding of hemorrhoids coats stool  whereas stool itself is negative for blood
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Unformatted text preview: prolapse through anus Thrombose hemorrhoids - firm & tender TREATMENT Proper bowel & eating habits best preventative measures Cold packs 1st few hours, hot sitz bath bid for 20-30 minutes Use of bulk laxatives or a high fiber diet, stool softeners & lubricants Medications - astringent OTC in creams & suppository forms FOLLOW-UP Refer to GI if no improvement in symptoms in 4-7 days or have severe bleeding, unrelieved constipation Minimize recurrence by reviewing preventative measures...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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