Specialist in Hemorrhoid Care
We are dedicated to helping hemorrhoid sufferers eliminate their periodic flare ups of bleeding, pain, and prolapse.
Dr. Levi Kirkland is a Board Certified Surgeon with over 25 years of experience in managing hemorrhoid issues. A surgeon is the most qualified health care provider to manage hemorrhoid problems. It is the only specialty that affords the physician the expertise to manage these issues from a medical, in-office procedural and surgical perspective.
Our purpose is to reduce the anguish and embarrassment that individuals experience in their everyday life related to their hemorrhoids. We hope to eliminate those trips to the pharmacy to repeatedly buy over the counter medications to combat this malady.
Hemorrhoids are vascular cushions that are part of the lower rectum and anal canal. They have been described as the varicose veins of the anus. It has been estimated that more than 50% of the population over 50 years of age have experienced some issue related to hemorrhoids.
Quite often your symptoms can be managed by IN OFFICE , PAINLESS , AND HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PROCEDURES.
WHAT CAUSES HEMORRHOIDS ?
The exact cause of hemorrhoids is unknown. Some feel that the upright position of humans may contribute forces and pressures causing them to bulge.
The following are commonly felt to contribute :
Whatever the cause, the tissues and vessels dilate and bleed. As pressure continues the vessels may protrude.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF HEMORRHOIDS ?
The following may indicate that you have symptoms :
GRADING OF HEMORRHOIDS :
- Grade 1 - Non-prolapsing internal hemorrhoids
- Grade 2 - Prolapse of hemorrhoids during defectation with
- Grade 3 - Prolapse of hemorrhoids that require manual reduction
- Grade 4 - Prolapsed and incarceration of hemorrhoids that cannot be reduced