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Causes of Hemorrhoids

Causes of Hemorrhoids

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Hemorrhoids are a common condition, particularly in people who are over 50. This condition can cause unpleasant symptoms such as anal pain, irritation, and rectal bleeding.

The Painful Link Between Hemorrhoids and Pregnancy

The Painful Link Between Hemorrhoids and Pregnancy

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Many women, excited about the upcoming birth of a child are surprised to find out about a common, but possibly lesser talked about complication related to pregnancy, until that is, they are diagnosed with a painful case of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are unusually enlarged, blood vessels located in the rectal area. The pain from hemorrhoids can be quite severe and they may also itch or become so irritated and inflamed that they actually bleed, especially during a bowel movement.

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