Hemorrhoids can cause significant pain and even bleeding without proper treatment, taking a significant toll on comfort and health. Dr. Treyzon provides patients from throughout Cedars Sinai Medical Towers, Los Angeles and Santa Monica, CA, the most advanced techniques for hemorrhoid treatment so patients can enjoy fast and long-lasting relief.
Hemorrhoids are dilated (enlarged) veins that occur in and around the anus and rectum. They may be external (outside the anus) or internal (inside the rectum). Internal hemorrhoids can e felt and seen as lumps or knots while internal hemorrhoids cannot be felt or seen.
There are multiple causes of hemorrhoids, which in various ways all cause an increase in pressure in the lower rectum, leading to the dilation (enlargement) of veins. Some common causes include:
Hemorrhoids can produce several uncomfortable, but non-serious problems. These can include:
If hemorrhoids are suspected, an anoscopy, an in-office visual and tactile exam of the anus and rectum, can be performed to determine the presence and extent of internal and/or external hemorrhoids, as well as rule out other conditions.
There are a number of ways to treat hemorrhoids based on the severity, including lifestyle modification, medication, minimally invasive procedures, and surgery.
Minimally invasive procedures:
Here is a list of just some of the plans we work with -- depending on your insurance plan, your co-pay due upon the visit is variable. You might be responsible for a small co-pay like $10, or you might be responsible for the full amount. It is dependent on your insurance unmet deductible, which insurance network you are in, and other insurance factors. Please contact our office if you have any questions. We can verify on the phone what your co-pay would be. Please note that we are not contracted with Medicare. If a claim is submitted to your insurance, we submit the necessary billing forms ourselves.
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