Is it prudent to perform a hemorrhoidectomy in a CD patient? In the past, complications such as fistula, stricture, abscesses, and need for proctectomy (Jeffery et al, 1977) precluded hemorrhoidectomy in patients with CD. In contrast, Wolkomir reported successful outcomes in healing in 15 of 17 patients undergoing hemorrhoidectomy. Nonetheless, hemorrhoids generally are not removed in patients with CD, because of potential imperfect wound healing and stricture formation. There is a separate chapter on hemorrhoids (see Chapter 92, "Hemorrhoids").

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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