A male asked:
Hello! is there a correlation between hemorrhoids and enlarged prostate when it comes to defecating and urinating? thank you!
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Dr. Ramsay Kuoanswered
Urology 28 years experience
Possibly: With prostate enlargement, obstructive urinary symptoms often occur gradually such as slowing of the stream, the need to strain to help force of stream and sense of incomplete emptying along with more frequent voiding. If obstruction is severe, hemorrhoids can become more inflamed when straining to urinate, resulting in discomfort. If this is occurring talk to your doctor.
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