What Is Rectal Hemorrhoids?

Q:
What is rectal hemorrhoids?

A:
Rectal hemorrhoids refer to the swollen veins in your anus and lower rectum, similar to varicose veins.

Hemorrhoids may have many causes, including:

  • straining during bowel movements
  • the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy

Rectal hemorrhoids are also called piles.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

Keyword: rectal hemorrhoids

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