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What Is a Hemorrhoidectomy?

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Hemorrhoids can cause slight discomfort in mild cases, but more serious cases might result in rectal bleeding, pain and other severe symptoms. When you need to have hemorrhoids removed, this procedure is known as a hemorrhoidectomy. When to Consider a Hemorrhoidectomy You might need to have a hemorrhoidectomy done if you have hemorrhoids that cause severe symptoms, such as burning, bleeding or persistent itching, or if you have hemorrhoids that keep coming back or occur on a chronic basis. Good candidates for this procedure include those who have severe or […]

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Looking for Hemorrhoid Treatment in NYC?

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By about age 50, chances are better than even that you’ve dealt with hemorrhoids at some point. They can be irritating and painful, and in some cases, they may need medical treatment.   In this blog, gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich, who offers hemorrhoid treatment in NYC, explains more about hemorrhoids and how they can be treated.   What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids, which are also called piles, are swollen clumps of veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. These veins can stretch under pressure, and when they swell and […]

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