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Hemorrhoid Banding AKA Rubber Band Ligation Procedure

Posted May 04 2010 11:34am


Rubber band ligation has been used as a surgical approach to the treatments of hemorrhoids for quite some time and depending on the research that you read the success rate ranges from fifty to seventy five percent.In order for a internal hemorrhoid to qualify for this particular surgical procedure it needs to be graded at the second degree mark. Rubber band ligation is normally performed as a day surgery and in the doctors office. The typical recovery period is 3 to 5 days as long as everything runs according to plan.

Hemorrhoid Banding AKA Rubber Band Ligation Procedure

Here is a brief description on how hemorrhoid banding is performed. The patient will lie on their side and be asked to bring their knees up to their chest.With the use of a proctoscope the doctor will insert this tool into the rectum to open up the anal cavity.With a pair of forceps the doctor will align the hemorrhoid up with a nifty tool called the Barron ligator which basically places a small rubber band around the base of the hemorrhoid. The hope is that the rubber band will cut off all of the blood supply to the hemorrhoid and it will in return dry up and fall off.This particular hemorrhoid treatment goes way back and there are literary mentions by Hippocrates talking about tying a hemorrhoid off with a string in order to kill the hemorrhoid. After the procedure is over the patient goes home and is asked to not take any form of Aspirin for at least two weeks as the ingredients in Aspirin actual cause the muscles to swell and contract so the patient is told to use Ibuprofen for their pain relief.

Side Effects Of Hemorrhoid Banding

Hemorrhoid banding or Rubber Band Ligation does come with a few potential side effects that need to be considered before under going this procedure.The side effects include everything from the rubber band moving or breaking, bleeding, anal fissure and a possible infection at the hemorrhoid itself.{The main problem with the rubber band ligation hemorrhoid procedure is that it may take care of the present hemorrhoid but does nothing to prevent more hemorrhoids from appearing in the future.| Although this particular hemorrhoid treatment should get rid of the painful hemorrhoid what it does not do is prevent any future hemorrhoid from appearing nor does it lessen your risk for a future outbreak.|As far as a hemorrhoid treatment goes Rubber Band Ligation does help with bring a bit of relief but unfortunately it will not prevent any future hemorrhoid breakouts.

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