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Is a colorectal surgeon or proctologist needed for hemorrhoids?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: General surgeons, colorectal surgeons proctologists are all trained to do hemorrhoids. Ask your family doctor , will advise you whom to see, .
Answered on Jan 20, 2017
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