Acute hemorrhoids — causes, symptoms and treatments
Acute hemorrhoids is a disease frequently encountered in Coloproctology, which is manifested by the increased hemorrhoidal veins prolapse outside the anus. This disease has severe symptoms and requires urgent action.
Most often an acute condition arises as a result of activation of the process for chronic hemorrhoids. It entails a number of precipitating factors:
The symptoms of the disease
If chronic form of the disease the clinical picture is not expressed, then the aggravation of developing thrombosis or infringement of the nodes, which is accompanied by very characteristic signs. The symptoms of such diseases as acute hemorrhoids, the following:
Acute process may give complications in the form of polyps, abscess, insufficiency of the sphincter. Often cracks are formed, the patient is tormented by itching of varying intensity.
Acute hemorrhoids has several stages of development:
How to alleviate the condition
Start the therapeutic measures, this disease should be conservative methods. The main treatment of acute hemorrhoids is to eliminate pain, removing inflammation, preventing thrombosis.
Pills hemorrhoids has a positive effect only if they are combined with local treatment.
The most convenient form of local treatment of such diseases as acute hemorrhoids, are suppositories. They quickly begin to act on the pain and inflammation and is particularly effective for internal hemorrhoids.
Candles Relif. A modern remedy based on shark fat. Their useful action is to improve wound healing, relieve inflammation, stop bleeding. When severe pain use suppositories relief advance, as their composition is benzocaine. In relief, Ultra added zinc sulfate (heals cracks) and hydrocortisone (relieves marked inflammation).
In pharmacies there is a large selection of candles. They are made on the basis of vegetable components (sea buckthorn, Ichthyol with belladonna or calendula) and chemical ingredients (Procosan, Gepatrombin). Doctor or pharmacist can advise which is better one to pick up individually for each patient, depending on symptoms.
Creams and gels
When external hemorrhoids it is preferable to use gels or ointments. This may be suitable tools, which include anti-inflammatory, analgesic and tromboliticaskie active substances. Most of the tools produced in the form of candles exist in the form of ointments (Gepatrombin, relief, etc.). Apply local ointments with antibacterial effect (Levomekol, Sintomitsina), preventing the development of complications in the form of accession of pathogenic infection.
It is best to apply them on a clean cloth or gauze and then applied to the affected area.
There are many recipes and recommendations for the treatment of acute hemorrhoids in folk medicine. These include:
- anti-inflammatory microclyster with herbal teas;
- sedentary cool baths with potassium permanganate;
- the use of herbal infusions for internal use;
It should be noted that such treatment of acute hemorrhoids can only be applied after consultation with a specialist. It can be only auxiliary and does not negate the main.
In the absence of effect from conservative therapy, and at high risk of complications recommended surgery. Typically, this method is used only in the most extreme case. At the moment, practiced several ways of operations:
It is important to note that even after successful removal of all nodes, the disease can develop again failing to follow the prevention methods.
Because of acute condition of hemorrhoids is a result of the deterioration in chronic process, it is necessary to pay maximum attention to the prevention of the development of the next exacerbation. For this, observe the following recommendations:
Hemorrhoids is a chronic disease, but with adequate treatment and the implementation of preventive measures it is possible to forget for a long time.