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...

doctor1 MD

Hi.
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...

doctor1 MD

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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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