one prolapsed hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid inside the anus that has been pushed out, usually as a result of straining on the toilet. prolapsed hemorrhoids may take a variety of forms, and at times, they may require medical intervention. often, but they can be handled at home. many experience hemorrhoids in their lifetime, and home treatment can resolve the symptoms and increase comfort for the patient while hemorrhoids heal naturally.
Treatments for prolapsed hemorrhoids may include home-based measures such as eating a diet that reduces constipation, soaking the area around the anus in hot water with a device such as a sitz bath, and use compresses to the area. gentle cleanings with astringents can also help reduce inflammation in addition to reducing the risk of infection. applications of hemorrhoid cream or lubricants as petroleum jelly can also help to resolve a prolapsed hemorrhoid until it grows large.
if these measures do not work, surgery on the internal hemorrhoid may be necessary. hemorrhoid can be removed surgically or by means of a laser, or a doctor may use a technique called rubber band ligation to starve hemorrhoid of blood so that it falls off. surgery is an appropriate option when the patient begins to experience complications, is in pain, or there is fear that prolapsed hemorrhoid are or may become choked, in that case should be removed before tissue death occurs.