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Fredericksburg, VA
A 44-year-old male asked:

Whar are the treatments for a sentinel pile? is it just surgery? treating a fissure w nitroglycerin, which makes the lump burn. what to do?

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Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 years experience
Surgery: Nitro has about 70% success , but to excise that annoying tissue and reach almost 100% success rate do a lateral sphincterotomy with pile excision.
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Last updated Dec 22, 2013


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