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Is rubber band ligation surgery recommended for treating hemorrhoids?

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Dr. Olaf Johansen
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Olaf Johansen
Dr. Olaf Johansen
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Soemtimes

It really depends on the characteristics of the hemorrhoid.
When it is appropriate, it is a wonderful option - it's done right in the office, and only takes a few minutes. However, it does have size limitations and other factors that need to be considered. There are many ways to approach hemorrhoids. See a surgeon to get eval'd and see if you are an appropriate candidate.

In brief: Soemtimes

It really depends on the characteristics of the hemorrhoid.
When it is appropriate, it is a wonderful option - it's done right in the office, and only takes a few minutes. However, it does have size limitations and other factors that need to be considered. There are many ways to approach hemorrhoids. See a surgeon to get eval'd and see if you are an appropriate candidate.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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