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how much hemorrhoid bleeding is considered too much?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
None: Hemorrhoids shouldn't bleed and not all bleeding is caused by hemorrhoids. No bleeding is normal. Get it checked out!
Answered on Jun 9, 2018
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Dr. Carolyn Messere
21 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Any: Any hemorrhoid bleeding should be evaluated by a physician. There are a lot of causes for bleeding besides hemorrhoids. Don't ignore bleeding.
Answered on Jun 27, 2018

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