What to eat after hemorrhoid surgery?

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Hemorrhoids are often indicated for surgery when they enter a severe stage (hemorrhoids with heavy bleeding, prolapsed hemorrhoids) and the use of drugs at this time is not effective. After surgery to remove hemorrhoids, patients need to follow a scientific diet to recover soon, reduce the risk of unpredictable complications.

1. What to eat after surgery to remove hemorrhoids?

People with hemorrhoids, after hemorrhoid surgery should pay attention to the addition of the following foods:
1.1 Foods containing fiber Fiber-rich foods help promote food digestion and reduce bloating and constipation . There are two types of fiber: soluble fiber and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber is the fiber that, when entering the body, will transform into a gel, including vegetables such as dragon fruit, spinach, jute vegetables, ... Insoluble fiber will not dissolve with substances. liquid when entering the intestinal tract, including whole grains, green vegetables, nuts, fruits (apple, avocado, strawberry, ...).
1.2 Drink enough water Water works to help fiber work better in the intestinal tract. Adding the necessary amount of water will help soften the stool and make it easier to defecate. Patients with hemorrhoids and after hemorrhoid surgery should drink a lot of filtered water, fruit and vegetable juices,...
Every day, the patient should drink 2 - 2.5 liters of water. For those who exercise a lot, can drink more water. In particular, each person should drink a glass of warm water in the morning when waking up to help the digestive system work better.
1.3 Foods rich in Omega - 3 Omega - 3 play an important role in healthy skin and intestinal mucosa. Omega-3 also has a useful anti-inflammatory effect, reducing inflammation after hemorrhoid surgery. Omega - 3 is found in many nuts (flaxseeds, chia seeds, ...) and cold water fish.
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1.4 Foods rich in vitamin C and vitamin E Vitamin C supports the formation and maintenance of healthy blood vessels, preventing the risk of potential diseases. The amount of vitamin C is reduced if the patient is stressed, eats a lot of junk food or packaged foods, ... Vitamin C is found in many vegetables, tubers and fruits such as strawberries, guava, kiwi, oranges, broccoli green, papaya,...
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in cell membranes, preventing inflammation, helping to heal inflamed tissues and shrinking tufts. hemorrhoids, reduce swelling and inflammation after hemorrhoidectomy. Foods rich in vitamin E that patients should eat after hemorrhoid surgery include: Chestnuts, spinach, broccoli, papaya, avocado,...
1.5 Foods with high magnesium and zinc content Magnesium and zinc are high in magnesium and zinc. 2 minerals help stabilize blood vessels, laxatives, maintain the growth of muscle tissue, fight inflammation and heal wounds quickly in the body. Patients after surgery to remove hemorrhoids should eat foods rich in zinc and magnesium such as dark chocolate, avocado, whole grains, raisins, nuts, ... In addition to food, patients can also replace it with tablets. Take supplements as prescribed by your doctor.

2. What should not eat after hemorrhoid surgery?

People with hemorrhoids or recent surgery to remove hemorrhoids should limit the following foods:
Refined grains: Includes grains that have been ground and bran removed. They easily cause constipation, aggravate hemorrhoids, make patients painful when defecating Meat: Meat is a food that provides a lot of protein but does not contain much fiber, so it is easy to cause indigestion and bloating. Consuming too much meat can lead to constipation. In order to regulate a reasonable diet, people with hemorrhoids and newly cut hemorrhoids should limit eating meat, can process meat with green vegetables and healthy fats for easy digestion by the body, limiting constipation. ; Hot spicy foods: To avoid aggravating hemorrhoids, the disease should limit spicy foods. Spicy spices such as pepper, chili, ginger, mustard, .. have hot properties, when absorbed into the body can increase blood pressure, sweating. If the patient eats too much, it will lead to internal heat, causing constipation, burning pain when defecating. High-salt foods: High-salt foods make stools harder, making it more difficult to pass stools. For patients with hemorrhoids or new hemorrhoids surgery Foods high in sugar and starch: Eating too much sugar and starch puts pressure on the intestinal wall, making the patient prone to constipation, anal itching and making hemorrhoids worse. Foods containing a lot of oil: Foods containing a lot of oil make hemorrhoids prone to bloating, indigestion, digestive disorders and increase the risk of constipation Alcoholic and stimulant drinks: This group of drinks causes internal problems. When the internal organs are heated or cause bloating, the body loses water, causing dry stools, causing constipation. At the same time, they damage the lining of the rectum, congesting and impeding blood circulation. When surgery is indicated for the treatment of hemorrhoids, the patient should follow all the recommendations of the doctor. Maintaining a scientific and healthy diet after hemorrhoidectomy helps the incision recover faster and improves the patient's quality of life.
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Besides, patients should note that in order to reduce complications after hemorrhoid surgery and prevent recurrence, patients should perform examinations at reputable hospitals and experienced doctors. Vinmec International General Hospital is currently a leader and has a long history in the field of hemorrhoid treatment. In order to help patients get rid of hemorrhoids and soon regain balance in life, the hospital has introduced Longo surgery method in treatment. The effectiveness of this method is to help patients limit postoperative pain, short hospital stay, and good recovery results.
The examination and treatment is always done by a team of qualified doctors with many years of experience. Therefore, customers can completely trust when coming to Vinmec.

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This article is written for readers from Sài Gòn, Hà Nội, Hồ Chí Minh, Phú Quốc, Nha Trang, Hạ Long, Hải Phòng, Đà Nẵng.


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