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Hemorrhoids: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Hemorrhoids are lumps in the anus which occur when the veins in the wall of the anus and rectum become swollen and stretched. They are very common both in men and women as half of all people over the age of 50 have hemorrhoids, although some may not exhibit any symptoms. Paradoxically, many people who believe to have hemorrhoids actually have none at all. This is because certain anal and rectal problems, such as abscesses, […]