Dr. Oz's Hemorrhoid Treatment

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Definition

Hemorrhoid surgery is the removal of swollen veins around the anus.

See also: Hemorrhoids


Alternative Names

Hemorrhoidectomy


Description

Hemorrhoid surgery is often done in an outpatient clinic or your doctor's office, with little or no anesthesia.

Hemorrhoids can be surgically removed using a special stapler or sutures (stiches). After the hemorrhoid is removed, you may have stitches that dissolve on their own and gauze packing to reduce bleeding.

Other treatments may include:

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