Quick, Easy and Effective

Safe, nonsurgical treatment relieves hemorrhoids.

For the better part of the ten years he suffered from hemorrhoids, Jason* told no one of the condition, not even his wife or his doctor.

“I guess like a lot of people I was too embarrassed to talk about it,” Jason confides. “It was definitely a problem, though. I’d wake up in the middle of the night, itching like crazy. I tried hemorrhoid cream, but it didn’t do anything. It was horrible.”

Now retired, Jason spent his working years in the broadcasting industry, where he managed radio and television stations. One day, he heard about HemWell America and had a revelatory moment.

“I said to myself, That’s me. I’m not telling my wife about this; I’m not telling anybody,” Jason recalls. “So I went home that night and told my wife, I’m having a little problem down there and I’m going to make an appointment with HemWell.”

Outpatient Procedure

“Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum or anal canal and they’re extremely common,” notes Linh B. Nguyen, MD, of HemWell America. “In fact, more than fifty percent of people age fifty or older have them to some degree.”

Most sufferers are understandably reluctant to try the available treatment options, some of which have traditionally been both painful and inconvenient. Fortunately, Dr. Nguyen offers microcurrent electrolysis (MCE), an FDA-approved, nonsurgical method for treatment of hemorrhoids. The noninvasive, relatively painless outpatient procedure has been helping patients for more than 20 years and is completed right in the doctor’s office.

“A low current is applied to the base of the hemorrhoid, causing a chemical reaction that induces the hemorrhoid to shrink,” the doctor explains. “This method doesn’t cause the agonizing pain often associated with traditional hemorrhoid surgery and is covered by most insurances and Medicare.

“In addition to being well tolerated by patients, this method does not require anesthesia, and it’s highly effective, safe and convenient. Up to ninety percent of people who have it done get relief from their hemorrhoids, and it can be safely repeated as needed.

“One of the best things about it is that there is no need to take any special preparation to clear the bowels. Patients can have the procedure done and go back to work immediately, so there is no downtime. The entire procedure takes approximately twenty minutes.”

“Feel Like New”

“Dr. Nguyen makes you feel very comfortable during the procedure,” says Jason, who reports that the MCE treatment was not only painless but immediately effective.

“I felt like a new person when I walked out of the doctor’s office after the procedure,” he says. “The itching was gone.”

Also gone is Jason’s unwillingness to talk about hemorrhoids. In fact, he talks about them freely now, in case it helps others.

“I tell people that this is the most comfortable treatment and it’s not an embarrassing situation,” he notes. “If you’re putting treatment off because of embarrassment, don’t wait another second. Pick up the phone and get it done because it’s not embarrassing at all.”

*Patient’s name withheld at his request.
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    • HemWell America

      They always offer the latest and most conservative treatment options available. Their goal is to offer all their patients treatment options based around their individual circumstances. HemWell America is the leader in treating hemorrhoids and ... Read More

    • Linh B. Nguyen, MD

      Dr. Linh B. Nguyen, MD is a board-certified physician and is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering in 1990. He receiv... Read More