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A 18-year-old female asked:

11 month post partum, had piles since then, skin tags and bleeding. doc isnt worried but i am. is this normal? also pregnant again.

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
"normal"...: Meaning a common consequence of pregnancy. "footprints" of hemorrhoids include skin tags. Can recur, with or without additional pregnancies. Generally treated conservatively, without surgery. Surgery reserved for those who fail medical management, or have repeated bouts of flare.
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