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

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Just internal as they are without pain receptors.

In brief: No

Just internal as they are without pain receptors.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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