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A 39-year-old member asked:

do all kind of hemorroids hurt?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: External ones tend to itch. Painful hemorrhoids need examined.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 18 years experience
No: Internal hemorrhoids, those above the dentate line are usually painless. However, rectal bleeding should be evaluated by your primary care provider. Also, avoid straining, sitting on toilet for long periods, and ensure you stay hydrated- consider stool softeners.

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A 19-year-old female asked:

Do hemeriods hurt? What are the symptoms

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Hemorrhoids can be: painful, itchy, swollen or bleed. They can make it uncomfortable to have a bowel movement.

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