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Do thong underwear irritate hemorrhoids?
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Dr. Joshua Katz
Surgery - Colorectal
6 doctors agree
In brief: Hemorrhoids
The question here is what actually bothers you? Underwear cannot cause internal hemorrhoids to prolapse, but it can irritate perianal skin.
Accumulating of moisture in the anal and vaginal areas due to normal activites and rubbing of skin together can be very irritating and lead to fungal skin infections. This is not a hemorrhoid issue but one of hygiene.

In brief: Hemorrhoids
The question here is what actually bothers you? Underwear cannot cause internal hemorrhoids to prolapse, but it can irritate perianal skin.
Accumulating of moisture in the anal and vaginal areas due to normal activites and rubbing of skin together can be very irritating and lead to fungal skin infections. This is not a hemorrhoid issue but one of hygiene.
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
In brief: It's possible
It is certainly possible that it can exacerbate the hemorrhoids.

In brief: It's possible
It is certainly possible that it can exacerbate the hemorrhoids.
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