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Can you get hemorrhoids by having anal sex?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Hemorrhoids are nothing more than varicose veins of the ano-rectal area.
The mechanical forces of penile-anal sex or toys to anal area can contribute to internal and external hemorrhoids. Bleeding may occur. Thrombosis (clot) may occur and thus pain. Make sure you use safe sex practices, use liberal and appropriate lubrication and if concerned see your pcp, ano-rectal specialist or other md.

In brief: Yes
Hemorrhoids are nothing more than varicose veins of the ano-rectal area.
The mechanical forces of penile-anal sex or toys to anal area can contribute to internal and external hemorrhoids. Bleeding may occur. Thrombosis (clot) may occur and thus pain. Make sure you use safe sex practices, use liberal and appropriate lubrication and if concerned see your pcp, ano-rectal specialist or other md.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Yes
Anything that increases pressure in the anorectal region can contribute to hemorrhoids.

In brief: Yes
Anything that increases pressure in the anorectal region can contribute to hemorrhoids.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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