Pronounced: HEM-roy-DEK-tuh-meeEn Español (Spanish Version)
A hemorrhoidectomy is an operation to remove hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins located in or around the anus and rectum. Hemorrhoids can cause discomfort, pain, or bleeding.
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Last reviewedMay 2013by Marcin Chwistek, MD; Brian Randall, MD
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