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office treatment of hemorrhoids Tag

A very common question that I am asked is whether everyone with hemorrhoids needs surgery. And the truth of the matter is that only a minority of patients need surgery for hemorrhoids. Many times, I am actually able to treat hemorrhoids more effectively in the office than in the operating room. So, who can be treated in the office and who needs surgery for hemorrhoids?   First, we should talk about the difference between external and internal hemorrhoids. I’ve talked about this difference in another post as well. External hemorrhoids have pain...