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While making a bowl movement a hemorrhoid looking thing came out of my anus. should i be worried?

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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 30 years experience
Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. This sounds like a third degree hemorrhoid and should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective.

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Last updated Feb 9, 2013

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