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Managing Post-Procedure Pain

I thought this treatment was painless, how come I am experiencing after-procedure pain?

There are over 2,000 physicians in the United States trained on the CRH O’Regan System to treat hemorrhoids. This equates to tens of thousands of people across the country finding relief from their painful hemorrhoids every year; re-discovering the ability to move on with their lives. The CRH O’Regan System is 99% effective for most people experiencing hemorrhoids, and only .2% of CRH O’Regan System patients experience significant post-hemorrhoid banding pain. While 998 people out of 1000 have a relatively painless experience with CRH O’Regan System, like any medical treatment, it’s best to be completely informed before having the procedure.

What can you expect from the CRH O’Regan System?

The CRH O’Regan System uses a revolutionary approach to achieve a 99% efficacy rate. Most patients do not feel any pain during the hemorrhoid treatment, as it is completed with a gentle suction device, called a ligator, that gently draws the affected tissue in so the physician can place a band around the base of the hemorrhoid. There are no nerve endings present, hence no pain. After a few days the hemorrhoid will detach and your vein will begin to heal.

If you do feel pain before the band is placed, this is likely coming from a pre-existing fissure or spasm that your physician can treat with a course of ointment. Remember to tell your doctor exactly what you’re feeling while still at the office so the best outcome can be achieved.

How to alleviate any post-procedure pain

During the initial 24-hour period after your CRH O’Regan System treatment, you may experience a feeling of fullness or a pressure that can cause some minimal discomfort in your rectum. This can usually be alleviated through an over-the-counter pain medication (e.g. acetaminophen).

If you do happen to experience a pinching/painful sensation after you’ve left your doctor’s office, consult with your physician as soon as possible so they can determine the best course of action for you.

Preventing future hemorrhoids

To reduce the chances of recurring hemorrhoids, you should focus on controlling your diet – adding high-fiber foods and drinking plenty of water. Be sure not to lift anything heavy enough to cause you to strain, and try not to stay on the toilet for extended periods. If you aren’t having a bowel movement in the first couple of minutes of sitting on the commode, don’t keep trying – just return later.

You don’t have to live with the pain of hemorrhoids. The CRH O’Regan System is a painless and effective procedure that can get you back to your normal life quickly.

Contact a CRH O’Regan System trained physician today, and start feeling better almost immediately.