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can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you are having more than a small amount of bleeding, though, it is time to have surgery.
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
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