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Halo procedure for piles

(5 Posts)
cardamomginger Sun 16-Mar-14 19:16:00

Having one tomorrow. Lucky me sad. It's in combination with a minor vaginal procedure, and will be under general.

Has anyone had one? Advice? What's it like afterwards? How long until doing a poo doesn't hurt like blazes?

cardamomginger Sun 16-Mar-14 22:43:28


Seaoftroubles Sun 16-Mar-14 23:11:03

Don't have any advice but as a piles sufferer (and too much of a wimp to have the op) just want to wish you the best of luck and hope it is not too painful afterwards.Come back and tell us how you get on!

cardamomginger Sun 16-Mar-14 23:55:58

Thank you! I will smile.

princessalbert Mon 17-Mar-14 07:35:18

I haven't had this particular procedure, but have had anal skin tags removed.

Quite painful recovery - but the actual bowel movements weren't too bad.

Just take any laxatives offered and drink a LOT of water.

it'll be worth it.

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