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A 19-year-old female asked:

i have noticed that i always seem to get hemorrhoids after or during my period.always! and i don't get constipated. is other normal?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
Probably: I suppose just the increased blood flow to the pelvic region may explain this. I've had other women tell me the same thing but i can't really think of a mechanism other than the blood flow issue noted above.

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