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What is the distinction between a hemorrhoid and a hernia?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: "Apples n' Oranges"

A hemorrhoid is prominent tissue in the perianal region that is prone to bleed, itch, and/or cause pain.
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a bulge. Both diseases can lead to 'protrusions' that require manual reduction; both may be adversely affected by excessive straining and lifting.

In brief: "Apples n' Oranges"

A hemorrhoid is prominent tissue in the perianal region that is prone to bleed, itch, and/or cause pain.
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a bulge. Both diseases can lead to 'protrusions' that require manual reduction; both may be adversely affected by excessive straining and lifting.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: A lot

Hemmorrhoid is a small blood sac on or in your anus can be both painful and painless a hernia is a sac usually in your groin with some abdominal contents pushing out of its usual intrabdominal location to a inappropriate location outsidec the abdomen through an anatomical weak spot.

In brief: A lot

Hemmorrhoid is a small blood sac on or in your anus can be both painful and painless a hernia is a sac usually in your groin with some abdominal contents pushing out of its usual intrabdominal location to a inappropriate location outsidec the abdomen through an anatomical weak spot.
Dr. Mark Weston
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