Hemorrhoid Banding Back to Procedures

What is Hemorrhoid Banding?

Rubber band ligation, or hemorrhoid banding, is a procedure in which a gastroenterologist wraps a tight rubber band around a hemorrhoid. This cuts off the blood supply to the hemorrhoid, causing it to wither and fall off approximately one week later.

3 Types of hemorrhoids

Who Needs Hemorrhoid Banding?

People who have internal hemorrhoids that cause extreme distress (such as bleeding and itching). The procedure is successful approximately 80% of the time. Individuals who have hemorrhoid banding usually don’t need additional treatment compared to other hemorrhoid solutions.

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