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Also known as a pile, a hemorrhoid is a swelling in the anal canal or around the anus with an enlarged blood vessel inside it. When tissue in these areas becomes swollen, possibly due to constipation and straining too much during a bowel movement, a hemorrhoid can develop.
ACG offers updated clinical guidance for managing pregnant patients

ACG offers updated clinical guidance for managing pregnant patients

Hemorrhoids tips

Hemorrhoids tips

GlaxoSmithKline initiates study of PROMACTA in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

GlaxoSmithKline initiates study of PROMACTA in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

For severe hemorrhoids surgery is best

For severe hemorrhoids surgery is best

Surgical removal of severe hemorrhoids is more effective in the long run than tying them off with rubber bands

Surgical removal of severe hemorrhoids is more effective in the long run than tying them off with rubber bands

A little anxiety can be a good thing when it comes to cancer symptoms

A little anxiety can be a good thing when it comes to cancer symptoms