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Hemorrhoids Treatment and Surgery in Latin America

Details of hospitals and clinics in Latin America where Hemorrhoids treatment is available.

Clinica UNIBE

Clinica UNIBE is a full-service private medical center, providing outpatient medical care, cosmetic, orthopedic, urologic, gynecologic, ophthalmic, maxillofacial and general surgery.

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Dr. Danilo Sánchez

General Surgery

Dr. Mario Murillo

General Surgery

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Surgical Resection of Hemorrhoids

3,000 US$

Rubber Band Ligation for Hemorrhoids

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Hospital Universitario Austral

A tertiary university hospital with over 750 physicians, providing medical services in most medical specialties. Services to foreign patients include interpreters, insurance coordination, and transportation arrangements. Both hospital and doctors have liability insuranc

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Hemorrhoids Treatment

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Clínica Anglo Americana

Clínica Anglo Americana is a JCI accredited medical facility established in 1921 and works with many international insurers. The innovative hospital with its bilingual staff keeps up to date with advanced technologies, and provides treatment in many fields.

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Hemorrhoids Treatment

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Hospital La Catolica

Hospital Hotel La Catolica provides comprehensive private healthcare services to local and international patients, mainly from the USA.

17 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Alvarado Dávila Pablo

General Surgery and Laparoscopy

Dr. Araya Orosco Max

General Surgery and Laparoscopy

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Hemorrhoid Surgery

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Centros Especializados de San Vicente Fundación

A modern, technologically advanced medical center, designed to handle complex procedures in a variety of medical specialties, with over 100 physicians. The staff can speak English and Spanish, and can asist with transporation and accommodations.

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Hemorrhoids Treatment

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Salutaris Medical Center

A short-stay surgical clinic and outpatient facility specializing in cosmetic, general and orthopedic surgery. The clinic is accustomed to treating patients from the United States, Latin America and Europe.

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Hemorrhoids Treatment

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Hospital Clinica Biblica

Clinica Biblica Hospital is one of the top medical institutions of Costa Rica. Approximatey 50% of the physicians at the hospital were trained in the USA.

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Hemorrhoid Surgery

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Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro (CMPDH) is a private, proudly Mexican organization, specializing in the provision of high quality health services.

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Hemorrhoid Surgery

4,200 - 5,000 US$

Hospital Punta Pacifica

A modern private hospital which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Most of the doctors and surgeons at Hospital Punta Pacifica were trained in the USA or in Europe.

8 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Rolando A.Bissot

General Surgeon

Dr. Miguel Valdez

General Surgeon

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Surgical Resection of Hemorrhoids

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Hospital CIMA Monterrey

Hospital CIMA Monterrey is an acute-care hospital that was originally a women's specialty hospital (formerly known as Hospital Santa Engracia) when it opened in 1996. It is located in San Pedro, Garza Garcia, a suburb of Monterrey, in Mexico.

6 listed general surgeons:

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Hemorrhoid Surgery

upon request

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About Hemorrhoids Treatment

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Hemorrhoid Surgery?
Hemorrhoid surgery (hemorrhoidectomy) is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins surrounding the anus. They occur inside or outside the skin of the rectum. As the surgical site is very sensitive area, hemorrhoid surgery causes a lot of pain.

How is Hemorrhoid Surgery Performed?
Hemorrhoid surgery may be performed in different ways; some of the methods are listed below:

  • Rubber band ligation
    This procedure involves tying a rubber hand over internal hemorrhoids that obtrude during bowel moments. The blood supply is cut off by the rubber band. Within a few days after this procedure, the rubber band and the hemorrhoid will fall off. In a couple of weeks, the wound will heal. The patient may experience mild pain and bleeding.
  • Sclerotherapy
    In this procedure, a chemical solution is injected into the blood vessels around the hemorrhoid to shrink it. It is effective in treating non-protruding hemorrhoids that bleed.
  • Infrared coagulation
    Infrared coagulation is also an effective treatment for non-protruding hemorrhoids that bleed. In this procedure, a special device that uses heat is applied in the treatment of hemorrhoids.
  • Surgical resection
    Incisions are made around the anus to cut the hemorrhoids out. Special staplers or sutures may be used during the surgery.

How to Prepare for Hemorrhoid Surgery?
  • The patient should inform the doctor about any medical ailments or conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or pregnancy.
  • The patient should tell the doctor about any drugs that the patient may be taking with or without a prescription.
  • Some types of medications that the patient may be taking are stopped some days before the surgery.

Days admitted : Hemorrhoid surgery is usually done as an outpatient procedure

Anesthesia : Local or general anesthesia

Recovery : - Hemorrhoid surgery is an effective form of treatment for hemorrhoids. However, after the surgery, the patient should eat a high fiber diet and maintain good hygiene to avoid recurrence of hemorrhoids.
- Pain medications may be prescribed to relieve post operative pain.
- The patient can recover in two weeks after the surgery.

Risks : - Bleeding
- Infection
- Adverse reaction to medications
- Pneumonia
- Breathing problems
- Urinating problems
- Fecal incontinence
- Postoperative pain
- Swelling
- Anal stenosis
- Recurrence of hemorrhoids

After care : - The patient should drink six to eight glasses of water per day to avoid constipation.
- The patient may also need to take fiber supplements.
- The patient should not involve in lifting heavy objects and other strenuous activities until the wound has healed.
- The patient may need to take sitz baths, which involves sitting in warm water for a few times in a day.

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