Monday, September 15, 2008

What to Know About Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoid is a common ailment that is rarely talked about. Inside the anal canal are veins which protect and cushion the area but because of prolonged pressure, they are dilated which are known as hemorrhoids. These are caused by excessive weight, constipation, pregnancy, enlarged prostate and lifting heavy objects often. Surgery is required for patients whose hemorrhoid is in advance stage. However, doctors advise that treatment should be focused on what the patient is complaining of.


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