What is included in the physical exam of hemorrhoids?

Updated: Sep 24, 2019
  • Author: Kyle R Perry, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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In addition to the general physical examination, physicians should also perform visual inspection of the rectum, digital rectal examination, and anoscopy or proctosigmoidoscopy when appropriate.


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