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is it safe to poop while with an external hemorrhoid?

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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 29 years experience
Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective.

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