A rubber band ligation is a simple, painless and highly effective procedure that involves placing a rubber band around hemorrhoids to cut off its blood supply. Read more: How Long Does It Take for a Banded Hemorrhoid To Fall Off? Article
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Hemorrhoids (piles) are swollen veins in the rectum and anus. Causes include pregnancy, obesity, diarrhea, low-fiber diet, and prolonged sitting on the toilet. Treatment varies depending upon the severity of the hemorrhoids. Some treatment options include over-the-counter creams and suppositories, stool softeners, warm sitz baths, and hemorrhoidectomies.
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