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The similarity and age of development of hemorrhoids and varicose veins?
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Some similarities
Hemorrhoids and varicose veins are similar in that they can occur at any age but are more common in folks as they age.
They are both common and hereditary. They are both enlarged veins.Hemorrhoids are worsened with straining when having a bm and with prolonged sitting on the toilet. Varicose veins are worsened with prolonged standing. They are also associated with pregnancy and childbirth.

In brief: Some similarities
Hemorrhoids and varicose veins are similar in that they can occur at any age but are more common in folks as they age.
They are both common and hereditary. They are both enlarged veins.Hemorrhoids are worsened with straining when having a bm and with prolonged sitting on the toilet. Varicose veins are worsened with prolonged standing. They are also associated with pregnancy and childbirth.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: After pregnancy
Pressure in the veins cause both.
Straining for hemorrhoid and standing for varicose veins. With childbirth causing both.

In brief: After pregnancy
Pressure in the veins cause both.
Straining for hemorrhoid and standing for varicose veins. With childbirth causing both.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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