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Embarrassed By Hemorrhoids? Don’t Be

There’s no doubt about it – hemorrhoids can be an uncomfortable, if not embarrassing ailment. Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in the anus and lower rectum that can cause pain, itching, bleeding and, due to their sensitive location, blushing. But hemorrhoids are much more common than some may think. According to the Mayo Clinic, about half of the population … Continue reading »