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How are internal hemorrhoids treated?

To treat your internal hemorrhoids, your doctor may recommend changing your diet and how you go to the bathroom. You should eat more fiber and avoid sitting on the toilet too long. If they are large and protrude or bleed a rubber band can be placed on them in the office. One rarely needs to go to the operating room to have their hemorrhoids surgically excised.

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