Types of non-surgical hemorrhoid treatments

Hemorrhoids are another name of piles. Plies are the set of inflamed tissue in the anal canal and the walls of the rectum, and it contains muscle, elastic fibers, vessels, and tissue. Hemorrhoids develop if the blood vessels swell and the tissues are elongated, which are located on the vessels. 

According to the survey, it is proved that women get more affected by hemorrhoids than men. Piles appear due to chronic diarrhea, constipation, and for lifting heavy loads, etc. 

Depending on the situation, the hemorrhoids treatment process is divided into two types, surgical and non-Surgical.

Here this article will describe the various types of non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment.

Rubber Band Ligation (RBL):

Rubber Band Ligation or Hemorrhoid banding is the most popular non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment. It is a procedure where piles are fixed with the base through a rubber band, which helps to block the blood flow of the hemorrhoids. 

If the hemorrhoid is grown internally, then only this process can be applied. The average age of patients is 44 who have recovered with the RBL. This procedure is very much effective and affordable. 

RBL can completely recover the hemorrhoids. These non-Surgical treatments for piles are a time saving and cost-effective process.

Injection Sclerotherapy (IS):

Sclerotherapy is basically a solution of chemical molecules that are applied in the hemorrhoid area through injection. The chemical solution is called sclerosant. This chemical creates an immediate reaction which helps to reduce the bleeding of hemorrhoids. 

Typically, it is used for internal hemorrhoids. The chemical is not injected directly into the blood vessels. This process does not need any kind of preparation. 

After inserting an endoscope, the doctor can access the hemorrhoids. This process usually hard the tissues of the infected areas, and they are called sclerosis.

Infrared Coagulation (IRC):

IRC is an abbreviated form of infrared coagulation, a non-surgical procedure which is used to treat hemorrhoids. Compared to other techniques IRC is the most effective and fast procedure. It is basically a process of treating small to medium size hemorrhoids. 

In this method, IRC uses an electrical current or a laser. This process has no side effects. In this method, doctors use a tiny probe to connect with the skin where the hemorrhoid is situated. 

Then the heat, which is coming from the infrared light, binds the hemorrhoids. The patient may feel a little pain. Patients can traverse back to their normal lives after this treatment.


Cryosurgery or cryotherapy is one of the modern methods of surgery. The Greek word cryo means cold as ice and surgery mean handwork. 

The extremely cold liquid produced from nitrogen gas or argon gas is used to treat the epidermis of the skin to destroy abnormal tissues which are known as cryosurgery. 

There are a lot of side effects of this process, such as healing problems, loss of pigmentation, swelling, etc. The success rate of this technique is about 85 to 90 percent.

Laser Hemorrhoidectomy:

Hemorrhoidal disease is the most popular disease among the large intestine and rectum. For this disease, laser hemorrhoidectomy is a new treatment procedure to remove hemorrhoids. 

This technique is more effective than open surgery hemorrhoidectomy. This process is comparatively a painless process than others.


From the above paragraph, it can be concluded that hemorrhoid disease can be a complex disease if it is not treated. Hemorrhoids can be prevented by eating high-fiber foods, drinking plenty of fluids. One should drink 6 to 8 glasses of water. 

Apart from this, exercise also acts as a masterstroke in preventing hemorrhoids. People with hemorrhoids should maintain a proper diet.