A 32-year-old member asked:
can you get hemorrhoids by sitting on cold concrete?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Eric Kaplan answered
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Hemorrhoids are normal veins. They may cause symptoms from diarrhea or constipation, or from excessive repetetive straining. Treat the cause first and the hemorrhoids will respond.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
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