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Doctor is suggesting me rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids. Is it helpful or painful?
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree
In brief: Helpful
Painless. Not permanent.
Can last several years. For internal hemorrhoids only.

In brief: Helpful
Painless. Not permanent.
Can last several years. For internal hemorrhoids only.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Isolate internal hemorrhoid can be taken care of with rubber banding.
Can be done without much anesthesia and little pain. However, recurrent rate can be high. If you have significant hemorrhoid problem, talk to your doctor about hemorrhoid stapling surgery.

In brief: Yes
Isolate internal hemorrhoid can be taken care of with rubber banding.
Can be done without much anesthesia and little pain. However, recurrent rate can be high. If you have significant hemorrhoid problem, talk to your doctor about hemorrhoid stapling surgery.
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan
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