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A 27-year-old male asked:

Hemorrhoid surgery. how is it done? i have an external one that won't go away

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Variety of methods: Can be cut off, but usually banded - hemorrhoid is pulled up into a tube and a rubber band is slid down over the tube to the base of the hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoid is essentially strangled and falls off after a few days.
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Last updated Oct 23, 2017
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