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Is a colorectal surgeon or proctologist needed for hemorrhoids?

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. They are the only experts.

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. They are the only experts.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes

Certainly a colorectal surgeon/proctologist (the latter being an older term but are the same thing) would be appropriate to correctly make the diagnosis and offer suggestions for improvement and hopefully avoiding surgery.
Although, a colorectal surgeon likes to operate, as a whole, most of us would prefer conservative management most of the time, .

In brief: Sometimes

Certainly a colorectal surgeon/proctologist (the latter being an older term but are the same thing) would be appropriate to correctly make the diagnosis and offer suggestions for improvement and hopefully avoiding surgery.
Although, a colorectal surgeon likes to operate, as a whole, most of us would prefer conservative management most of the time, .
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

General surgeons, colorectal surgeons proctologists are all trained to do hemorrhoids.
Ask your family doctor , will advise you whom to see, .

In brief: Yes

General surgeons, colorectal surgeons proctologists are all trained to do hemorrhoids.
Ask your family doctor , will advise you whom to see, .
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