Rubber band ligation

What is Rubber band ligation?

Rubber band ligation (RBL) is an outpatient treatment for internal hemorrhoids of any grade. There are several different devices a physician may use to perform the procedure.With rubber band ligation, a small band is applied to the base of the hemorrhoid, stopping the blood supply to the hemorrhoidal . The hemorrhoid will shrink and die within a few days and fall along with band during defecation.

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I currently have international hemorrhoids, that flare up only every so often. I am waiting to see a specialist, and I wonder, are you able to have...

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Thanks for your query.
Noted history and understood the concerns.
Your question is short and specific.
Since you have hemorrhoids, it is best...

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I am 66 in good general health. I have large internal hemeroids and bleed once a week. I take magnesium, miralax and colace so there is albost no...

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Initially can try conservative approach for 3 months

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I am 21 years old and suffer from chronic hemorrhoids. What should I do...

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Most commonly people between ages of 20 to 40 are effected by hemorrhoids. And the most common cause is constipation because of inadequate...

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