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Others may represent the end stage of a thrombosed haemorrhoid, but remnants of haemorrhoidal vessels or signs of previous bleeding are rarely found. Most are probably of idiopathic nature as the incidence is rather similar in patients with or without anal diseases. Grossly, the polyp is spherical or elongated with a greater diameter ranging from a few millimetres up to 4 cm.
At Addenbrooke's, we operate on skin tags, fibroepithelial polyps, external haemorrhoids and some types of warts. Before your admission, you should be on a high-fibre diet and a fluid intake of at least 6—10 glasses of water daily to keep your bowel motion soft. Just before your surgery, a nurse might give you an enema to empty the bowel.