How are the symptoms of hemorrhoids classified prior to treatment?

Updated: Sep 24, 2019
  • Author: Kyle R Perry, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Treatment of hemorrhoids is divided by the cause of symptoms, into internal and external treatments. Accurately classifying a patient's symptoms and the relation of the symptoms to internal and external hemorrhoids is important.


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