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How likely will I get complications from hemorrhoids that lead to surrounding tissue death?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Not likely
If they get large and prolapse they can be very painful and lead to issues like tissue death.
But for most they are a bother. See a surgeon who specializes in them and discuss.

In brief: Not likely
If they get large and prolapse they can be very painful and lead to issues like tissue death.
But for most they are a bother. See a surgeon who specializes in them and discuss.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree
In brief: Unlikely
Unless the hemorrhoid gets grossly infected and remains untreated, death of surrounding tissue is very rare.

In brief: Unlikely
Unless the hemorrhoid gets grossly infected and remains untreated, death of surrounding tissue is very rare.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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