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What is the procedure done during hemorrhoid surgery?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Varies: Depends. If it is a rubber band office procedure, it constricts the internal hemorrhoid veins. Surgery may remove external and internal hemorrhoid veins, or ligate them. Surgical stapling can excise the veins and loose internal lining.
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