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Does anyone know if hemmoroids can be caused by eating very spicy food?

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In brief: Not so much

Straining during bowel movements, sitting for long periods of time on the toilet, chronic diarrhea or constipation, obesity, pregnancy, but not spicy foods!

In brief: Not so much

Straining during bowel movements, sitting for long periods of time on the toilet, chronic diarrhea or constipation, obesity, pregnancy, but not spicy foods!
Dr. Scott Welker
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In brief: Not so much

There are a number of causes of hemorrhoids: straining during bowel movements, sitting for long periods of time on the toilet, chronic diarrhea or constipation, obesity, pregnancy, and a few more.
Spicy foods: not one of them!

In brief: Not so much

There are a number of causes of hemorrhoids: straining during bowel movements, sitting for long periods of time on the toilet, chronic diarrhea or constipation, obesity, pregnancy, and a few more.
Spicy foods: not one of them!
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal.
This common problem can be painful, but it's usually not serious. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/hemorrhoids-topic-overview-1#1

In brief: Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal.
This common problem can be painful, but it's usually not serious. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/hemorrhoids-topic-overview-1#1
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