-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Hemorrhoids are swollen, painful veins that
develop in the rectum. Up to half of pregnant women have them, the
womenshealth.gov website says.
The site offers these suggestions to ease hemorrhoid pain:
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