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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ahmed Younes M.B.B.CH [2]

Overview

Common risk factors in the development of hemorrhoids are excessive straining, sitting or standing for long periods of time, pregnancy, and chronic constipation.

Risk Factors

Risk factors of hemorrhoids include:[1]

References

  1. Le Quellec A, Bories P, Rochon JC, Garrigues JM, Poirier JL, Michel H (1988). "[Portal hypertension and hemorrhoids. Cause effect relationship?]". Gastroenterol. Clin. Biol. (in French). 12 (8-9): 646–8. PMID 3265119. 



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