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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Rubber Band Ligation (Definition)

Fallope ring is type of tubal ligation. Consider essure as less invasive, more effective permanent birth control. Many doctors offer this in their offices. Takes 5 minutes. Minimal discomfort. Return to normal activites later in ...Read more


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Is rubber band ligation painful?

Is rubber band ligation painful?

Not terribly: I must assume you are talking about laparoscopic tubal with the bands. It is surgery but considered minimally invasive so the pain is minimal. ...Read more

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How does rubber band ligation work?

Tubal ligation: This is a surgical procedure performed under anesthesia by laparoscopic surgery using band-aid size incisions. Abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxide...You are asleep. The surgeon can see inside your abdomen with a highly specialized 'telescope'. A small silastic band is placed around a 'knuckle' of each tube, the ends seal off and separate, thereby creating a blockage which prevents conception. ...Read more

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What type of pain should I expect after rubber band ligation?

What type of pain should I expect after rubber band ligation?

Little or none: Rubber band ligation for internal hemorrhoids is a painless or nearly painless procedure. Sometimes there is a mild pressure symptom easily controlled with non-narcotic medication. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rubber band ligation?

What is the definition or description of: rubber band ligation?

Tubal ligation: Fallope ring is type of tubal ligation.

Consider essure as less invasive, more effective permanent birth control. Many doctors offer this in their offices. Takes 5 minutes. Minimal discomfort. Return to normal activites later in the day.


http://scottkramermd. Com/womens-health-library/minimally-invasive-procedures/essure-permanent-birth-control/. ...Read more

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How long will my hemorrhoid take to heal after rubber band ligation?

How long will my hemorrhoid take to heal after rubber band ligation?

Depends: Depends on size number and exact location but in general you may have some initial rectal pressure for a few hours, some very mild discomfort for a few days, with perhaps some miminal bleeding, though. Many patients experience essential no symptoms especially for internal hemorrhoids further inside. ...Read more

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What are some post-hemorrhoid rubber band ligation activities I can do?

What are some post-hemorrhoid rubber band ligation activities I can do?

Some: I generally tell my patients to avoid real intense exercise for a week, but you can do all your routine daily activities. No special diet or perianal care is needed. ...Read more

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Are there any complications, side effects or scarring for rubber band ligation?

Are there any complications, side effects or scarring for rubber band ligation?

Strictures fissures: Banding has few complications if a lot is done sometimes you can get a stricture and the rectum be tight or you can a fissure from failure to heal completely. ...Read more

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Is rubber band ligation surgery for hemorroids commonly done? Are there other methods that are popular?

Is rubber band ligation surgery for hemorroids commonly done? Are there other methods that are popular?

Yes: For internal hemorrhoids (not for visible external hemorrhoids) a rubber band ligation as an office procedure is a common procedure. Other options such as surgical suture, staple ligation, and infra-red therapy have been used. Rubber band ligation is painless and successful for the right type of hemorrhoid conditions. ...Read more

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How effective are rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids?

How effective are rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids?

Depends: For the right kind of hemorrhoids they can be very effective. Works best for moderate sized vascular internal hemorrhoids which have a main symptom of bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the risk in doing a rubber band ligation on hemorrhoids by myself?

What are the risk in doing a rubber band ligation on hemorrhoids by myself?

Really?: This is probably not a good idea. Even if you had the appropriate equipment, it would be very difficult to do.

Good luck though. ...Read more

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What are the risks of doing a rubber band ligation on hemorrhoids?

What are the risks of doing a rubber band ligation on hemorrhoids?

Some: It is a safe out patient procedure but does have risks. It is usually not painful but if causes thrombosis, that can be painful. If the band falls off too soon, bleeding can occur and rarely, infection. All if these are small risks. Banding/surgery is only necessary when symptoms are really bad and u need to consult with surgeon. ...Read more

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Rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids. Is it a good option (with good success on first try)?

Rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids. Is it a good option (with good success on first try)?

Great option: The success rate is not the best, unless the hemorrhoid is small. If you stick to fiber and stool softeners on a regular basis after the banding the results can be quite long lasting. ...Read more

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Is rubber band ligation surgery recommended for treating hemorrhoids?

Depends: Depends on the anatomy (size, location, number) of your hemorrhoids. For the right kind of hemorrhoids it is an excellent and easy solution, though not entirely risk free. ...Read more

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Can rubber band ligation be used for both internal and external hemorrhoids?

No: Rubber band ligation is use for internal hemmorrhoid. If use for external hemmorhoid it cause lot of unneccessary pain for the patient in general. ...Read more

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Is it possible for rubber band ligation to be used for external hemorrhoids?

No: Internal hemorrhoids do not have pain fibers like the skin does overlying the external ones. It will cause excruciating pain. It will like getting sharply pinched constantly around ur anus 24/7. Healing may also differ as it may cause spasm on internal sphincter that can add to prolong pain. ...Read more

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Good evening, I have a large internal and external hemorrhoids and sking tags. (for 7 years...). Would it be possible for rubber band ligation?

Good evening, I have a large internal and external hemorrhoids and sking tags. (for 7 years...). Would it be possible for rubber band ligation?

Partly: Rubber band ligation is for treatment of internal hemorrhoids only. External hemorrhoids and skin tags are too sensitive for rubber banding to be tolerable. These need to be excised if necessary, but may be left alone if not painful. ...Read more

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How long after a hemorrhoid rubber band ligation should I wait to have safe, protected, lubricated anal sex?

How long after a hemorrhoid rubber band ligation should I wait to have safe, protected, lubricated anal sex?

3weeks: Depending on the size of the internal hemorrhoid treated with rbl it would take from 1 to 3 weeks for the subsequent ulcer created to completely heal. ...Read more

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