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What do You Know About Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are masses or clumps of tissue within the anal canal that are made up off blood vessels and supporting tissue, which is made up of muscle and elastic fibers.  The anal canal is the last four centimeters that stool passes from the rectum. Even though people assume that hemorrhoids are abnormal, everyone has them. It is only when they become enlarged are they considered abnormal or a disease. Only about four percent of the public experience […]

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