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Hemorrhoids (sounds like ‘hem-uh-roids’) are also called ‘piles’; are bulging tissue (skin) that contains swollen veins in the rectal (anal, bum) area. They may cause small amounts of bleeding or small blood clots. They can be itchy and painful, especially with a bowel movement (stool, poo). (English) Colour

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Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery
  • Bowel Movement,
  • Piles,
  • Bleeding,
  • Blood Clots,
  • Rectum,
  • Bum,
  • Itchy
  • Men,
  • Women,
  • Older Adults
  • Emergency
Revision Date:
June 19, 2015
BC Health guide, Hemorrhoids, 2005 Mayo clinic, Hemorrhoids, 2006 The American College of Gastroenterologists, Rectal problems, 2006
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