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Could i have gotten hemorrhoids from giving birth vaginally?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Indirectly: Pregnancy itself causes pelvic pressure & can cause women to get hemorrhoids. A vaginal delivery itself could aggravate the hemorrhoid veins that are already present, but not likely to have caused them to form in the first place.
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