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A 42-year-old male asked:

Rarely my hemorrhoid will bleed during a harder passing stool. when i push it back in the anus, the bleeding stops. why only bleeds when outside?

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 52 years experience
Lower pressure...: Pushing the hemorrhoid into anus will lessen the blood pressure inside the dilated veins (hemorrhoid) and induce the pressuring tamponade effect by natural anal sphincteric contraction; together, natural hemostasis enhances and occurs.
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Jul 9, 2016

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