A 32-year-old member asked:
Can stress and anxiety cause hemorrhoids?
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Cardiology 39 years experience
Not really: Moreso from straining from constipation, hard stool, childbirth, or some tendency. But some people's anxiety affects their bowel habits, and rarely anxious people have trouble relaxing their anal schincter.
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