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Many people who have hemorrhoids find relief from symptoms through home treatment. See the Home Treatment section of this topic for more information. If medical treatment is necessary, fixative procedures are the most widely used nonsurgical treatments.
Other Treatment Choices
Fixative procedures include:
What To Think About
Not all doctors have the experience or the equipment to perform all types of fixative procedures. This may help you decide which procedure to choose. Ask your doctor which procedure he or she does the most and how satisfied people have been with the outcomes of that procedure.
See the Home Treatment section of this topic for tips on keeping hemorrhoids from becoming worse or coming back after treatment.
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