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If you have irritating, swollen, or bleeding hemorrhoids, you want relief. Fortunately, there is a treatment method for hemorrhoids that is quick, easy and pain-free.
The CRH O’Regan hemorrhoid banding system uses gentle suction, not uncomfortable metal clamps, to treat hemorrhoids. The procedure takes just a few minutes and provides long-lasting results, with few patients reporting any recurrence of their symptoms years later.
You don’t have to live with the discomfort of hemorrhoids or go through surgery or other invasive treatments to get rid of them.
Learn more about the CRH O’Regan System for banding and how it can help you.
The CRH O’Regan System is a unique type of hemorrhoid banding treatment. During CRH O’Regan hemorrhoid treatment, a doctor places rubber bands around the base of internal hemorrhoids. The physician positions the band so it doesn’t contact nerve endings, reducing any discomfort felt during and after the procedure.
The band pinches off the hemorrhoid, keeping blood from reaching it. After a few days without blood, the hemorrhoid shrinks and falls off. The process is so painless that many people don’t notice when the hemorrhoid falls off.
No preparation is required for treatment with the CRH O’Regan System. You don’t need to fast beforehand or clear out the bowels. There is also no down time needed for recovery after the procedure. You can return to work and other daily activities immediately after your treatment. On the day of your treatment, your doctor will recommend avoiding lifting heavy items or other activities that put strain and pressure on the rectal area. Most people can resume those activities the next day.
CRH O’Regan system side effects are rare, mild when they do occur and might include a feeling of fullness or slight discomfort in the rectum. Side effects usually fade within a day. Many patients find that an over-the-counter pain reliever is enough to manage any discomfort.
Cost is something to consider when you choose which hemorrhoid treatment is right for you.
Many insurance plans cover the CRH O’Regan System. Medicare also covers the treatment.
Please call your local CRH physician for cost information.
Over-the-counter (OTC) treatments and home remedies, such as using topical creams or sitting in a warm bath, may initially cost less than in-office or surgical treatments. But as these offer only temporary relief, you often need to continue using these OTC treatments, and this cost adds up over time. Additionally, as these treatments target the symptoms rather than the cause of your hemorrhoids,you may still not find full relief from hemorrhoids.
Surgical treatments are more effective at treating hemorrhoids but usually come with a high price tag. In addition to the surgery itself, a patient needs to pay for anesthesia, the surgical center and, in many cases, the surgeon’s fees.
Compared to other in-office or surgical hemorrhoid treatments, the CRH O’Regan system is relatively low-cost. It’s notably less expensive than surgery. The treatment usually requires a maximum of three office visits, which also helps to keep costs down.
If you’re still on the fence about choosing CRH O’Regan over other hemorrhoid treatments, you can talk to your physician to learn more about the benefits of the treatment compared to other options. Some of the reasons to choose the CRH O’Regan system include:
Rubber band ligation is one of the most common treatment options for hemorrhoids, particularly for internal hemorrhoids. The CRH O’Regan system improves on traditional banding methods in a few ways. It replaces painful metal clamps with a soft suction device. The use of suction rather than clamps reduces bleeding risk and increases comfort. The system also offers benefits over endoscopic banding.
During endoscopic banding, a physician threads a small camera into the rectum so they can see where they are working. The use of the camera, or endoscope, means that a patient needs to clear their bowels and fast before the treatment. Patients are also usually given anesthesia and sedation during an endoscopic treatment, which makes the process take longer and extends the recovery period.
Some people might prefer to treat their hemorrhoids at home rather than see a physician for care. Many home-based hemorrhoid treatments exist, including some natural remedies, such as applying witch hazel or apple cider vinegar to the affected area. Hemorrhoid creams are another popular at-home treatment option.
While using creams or natural remedies can give a person a temporary relief from their hemorrhoids, the results from those treatments aren’t meant to be permanent.Many of the claims made are based on word-of-mouth and anecdotes, not scientific evidence.
As soon as the cream or ointment wears off, the discomfort, burning and itching caused by the hemorrhoids will likely return. To get longer-lasting relief, a person needs to seek a more definitive treatment.
CRH O’Regan System results are permanent, with few patients experiencing reoccurrence several years later.
The CRH O’Regan System is one of the best treatment options for hemorrhoids available. More than 3,000 physicians in the U.S. use the system to provide their patients with relief from the pain, itching and embarrassment caused by hemorrhoids. To learn more about the treatment and see if it’s the right for you, find a CRH O’Regan-certified physician near you today.See CRH Treatment Testimonials
If you are a physician looking to implement the CRH O’Regan System at your practice, learn more here.