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A 30-year-old male asked:

I have internal hemorrhoids. i'm a male. will regular vaginal intercouse affect them at all?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Straining to have bowel movements, lifting, or chronic deep coughing can make the hemorrhoids worse but vaginal intercourse with a woman should have no effect on a man's hemorrhoids.
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