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What are the risks of hemorrhoid surgery?

Related Topics: Surgery, Hemorrhoid
 

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Hemorrhoid surgery is very common and is considered safe. However, every surgery has some risks including:


  • Bleeding.

  • Infection.

  • Reaction to anesthesia.



In addition, patients might have some trouble urinating because the pain following surgery makes it difficult to relax and allow urine to flow.

Further, the anal sphincter might be damaged during surgery, which can lead to pain and/or fecal incontinence. Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowels, which can lead to the involuntary release of feces or gas.

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