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Question: post hemorrhoid surgery

 densgal - Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:25 am

I had hemrroid surgery 11 days ago. I don't think I look much better. Am I to expect swelling? Will it go down as time passes and perhaps all stitches dissolve? I'd hate to have to go through this again! Thank you.
 DeLWolcott - Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:39 pm

Yes, swelling can be expected during the healing process post-surgery. Be sure to follow all of the directions given to you at discharge from the hospital and check in soon with your surgeon for evaluation.


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