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Is it normal for it to hurt when you poop a month after delivery?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Hemorrhoids?: Being pregnant and giving birth can lead to hemorrhoids, dilated veins about the anus through which stool passes as it leaves the body. Hemorrhoids can become inflamed or clotted and can then hurt as you pass stool. So yes, this can happen.

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Last updated Nov 13, 2015

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