Digestive Institute of Arizona



Hemorrhoid Treatment: Find Relief at Digestive Institute of Arizona

Commonly known as piles, hemorrhoids are inflamed blood vessels around the anus and rectum that affect millions of people. Though not lethal, they can cause severe pain and interfere with everyday life. At the Digestive Institute of Arizona, our team of veteran gastroenterologists knows how detrimental hemorrhoids can be. We provide a complete treatment plan for hemorrhoids that considers the severity of symptoms and individual requirements.

Understanding Hemorrhoids

There are two major types of hemorrhoids:

Causes of Hemorrhoids

Some causes of hemorrhoids include:

Symptoms of Hemorrhoids

General symptoms of piles may include:

Hemorrhoids Treatments at Digestive Institute of Arizona

Our wide range of treatments is suitable for all different sizes of hemorrhoids. We aim to provide optimal results with minimum discomfort or time off work.

Non-invasive Treatments

Lifestyle Changes

Changing what one eats, increasing the amount of fiber taken, and always ensuring enough water in the body can greatly decrease symptoms and prevent recurrence of hemorrhoids.

Sitz Baths

Warm sitz baths can reduce swelling and discomfort.

Topical Creams and Ointments

Over-the-counter ointments may offer momentary relief from pain and itching.

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Rubber Band Ligation

This requires placing a ring around the bottom of the piles to cut off blood flow. The piles shrink and fall off naturally without any pain or discomfort.

Infrared Coagulation

This uses controlled pulses of infrared light to shrink hemorrhoid tissue.


Over-the-counter ointments may offer momentary relief from pain and itching.

Surgical Procedures

For certain hemorrhoid cases, surgery may be needed to remove them if they are big or don’t go away easily. We always make use of minimally invasive approaches in optimizing recovery.

Advantages of Choosing Digestive Institute of Arizona for Hemorrhoid Treatment

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Schedule a Consultation

Do not hesitate to schedule a consultation with a gastroenterologist at the Digestive Institute of Arizona if you are experiencing symptoms of piles.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hemorrhoids can self-cure themselves at times with increased fiber intake and better hydration for tiny hemorrhoids. However, intervention is usually required when the hemorrhoids are bigger or chronic.
A healthy lifestyle keeps you from having piles. This involves eating food high in fiber, drinking enough water, avoiding stress during excretion, and maintaining an ideal body mass index.
There may be risks in each option available for treatment. In any case, our doctors will communicate all the risks involved and the advantages of these treatments before they recommend them to you.
The duration of recuperation usually depends on a particular treatment. Minimal invasive procedures are usually not painful and allow fast healing. Our team will communicate with you what to expect post-treatment.