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HEMORRHOIDS are a very common colorectal concern for both men and women equally in the United States, affecting 4.4% of the population with most occurrences between the ages of 45 – 65. They can cause irritation, be painful and are sometimes recurrent, but they are not harmful or life-threatening. Usually, symptoms last only a few days and there are plenty of effective NON-SURGICAL ways to treat.

So Doc, what is Rubber Band Ligation – how can you help!?

Given the many options for hemorrhoid treatment, I perform only the best available method with the lowest level of hemorrhoid recurrence:

RUBBER BAND LIGATION (RBL) is a new approach to a proven procedure for internal hemorrhoids – a quick, non-surgical, in-office treatment without lasting pain or complications. Which is why RBL is my choice as the gold standard at ColoWell America.

Rubber band ligation is preferred for hemorrhoids because of its effectiveness and affordability compared to other more invasive interventions and non-beneficial over-the-counter remedies. Compared to Infrared Coagulation and Sclerotherapy treatment options, RBL has a higher cure rate and is more effective, with complications in less than 10% of those treated.

It is important that you have access to high-quality, affordable and effective interventions that give them the best quality of life and control/relief of your hemorrhoid symptoms.

How the treatment works:

Finally, there’s an easy and proven alternative to hemorrhoid surgery.

  • RBL targets the blood vessel which feeds the hemorrhoid ligating the blood vessel and cutting off the blood supply to the hemorrhoid.
  • After banding, the blood flow to the hemorrhoid is interrupted and it begins to shrink.
  • Since the hemorrhoid has lost its connection with the feeding vessel, it continues to shrink and fall off during the 3-7 days following treatment.
  • Performed in office in minutes
  • Affordable, no time off necessary
  • No hospital visits
  • No need for special prep before procedure

One to three treatments may be necessary to resolve the hemorrhoidal problems, but RBL treatments are spanned out for your comfort. Following banding, you can opt to use CDB topical creams to relieve pain or take over-the-counter pain medicines, like Tylenol, if necessary.

Will I heal completely???

After healing, you should maintain healthy habits, such as consuming high-fiber and drinking four to six glasses of water each day. I highly recommends ground flax seed powder from your local grocery store as an excellent fiber source. You can also reconsider your bowel movement habits, for example using a squatting method (or a Squatty Potty) and not spending excessive periods on the toilet. You will quickly be able to regain your normal daily life and get back to it.

So, is Rubber Band Ligation right for you? Find out for yourself! CALL TO SCHEDULE TODAY.

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