Many women suffer from constipation and hemorrhoids. We now have several new medications for constipation. They are Linzess and Amitiza. As women get older, constipation becomes more common. Most women try to increase water intake and fiber however, in certain individuals, this is not enough. With these new treatments which come in pill form, constipation can be treated easily. In addition, after childbirth or when suffering with constipation, women typically develop hemorrhoids. We have several medications to treat hemorrhoids. We also have a new method of performing an old procedure. Hemorrhoid ligation can now be performed in the office. The new method is quick and painless. Please call with any questions or to make an appointment to discuss these new medications or hemorrhoid ligation.
Relieving Constipation in Children
Constipation is generally understood as difficulty or reduced frequency in defecation. It is fairly common in children, affecting up to 30% of the population under 18.Read Article