A 26-year-old male asked:
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can you get hemorrhoids from simply wiping too hard?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
No: Hemorrhoids are congenital accelerated by constipation and straining at stool
Answered on Feb 28, 2019
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Also can occur due to cirhirosis and portal vein thrombosis (both rare).
Apr 1, 2016

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