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Should Thrombosed, Painful Hemorrhoids be Treated Conservatively or by Surgery?

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Heinz Harald Abholz, Bozen, Werner Dubis und

Question

Should hemorrhoids causing relevant pain be treated by conservative or by surgery?

Answer

There is a real paucity of empirical data. But depending on the experienced pain excision and conservative treatment is possible – even if excision could be more effective. All found publications advise against incision.


(State: 26.05.2015)

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