A 43-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between having colorectal cancer and hemorrhoids?
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Dr. Eric Kaplan answered
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Lots!!!: Hemorrhoids don't turn into cancer but often anal lesions are misdiagnosed as hemorrhoids and may be an anal or rectal cancer. In either case it should be correctly diagnosed and receive the proper treatment and recommendations.
Answered on May 28, 2019
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