OVERVIEW, TREATMENT, AND PREVENTION
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Hemorrhoids, commonly known as piles, are cushions of vascular tissue found within the anal canal. Approximately 50% of adults, over the age of 50 have symptomatic “hemorrhoidal disease”. Although it is more common in adults, it is still possible to experience hemorrhoidal disease at a younger age.
Hemorrhoids, like many diseases, do not discriminate to one’s age, gender, or socio-economic status. Therefore, it is essential to gain the necessary knowledge to help prevent, detect, and treat hemorrhoids.
CAUSES OF HEMORRHOIDS
TYPES AND SYMPTOMS
External hemorrhoids: develop below the dentate line (the dentate line divides the upper 2/3rd and lower 1/3rd of the anal canal).
Internal hemorrhoids: develop above the dentate line.
Non operative/office based procedures:
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THE CENTER OF CHOICE FOR PROFESSIONAL TREATMENT OF HEMORRHOIDS
Surgery Group Los Angeles is an experienced medical group constituting of highly skilled board-certified colorectal surgeons. Our team concentrates in hemorrhoid management. Conservative management and avoidance of surgery is the desired treatment.
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