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A 22-year-old male asked:

my surgeon cleared me to start running/lifting 10 days after hemorrhoidectomy. says its healed. i still have pain and blood though. is he right?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Ask your surgeon: You may be healed but still have discomfort. You could have strained with a hard bowel movement & opened the healing site. See your surgeon for another exam.

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Last updated Oct 22, 2016

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