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Approximately 10 million Americans suffer from hemorrhoids. That's approximately 4 to 5%. Persons who are at greater risk of hemorrhoids tend to be a little bit older. We're talking 45 to 65 years of age. However, in the younger age group, one out of three athletic males may experience hemorrhoids, and as far as women go, that hemorrhoids are very common during pregnancy because of increased intraabdominal pressure, which is then translated down to the a rectal area.

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Eugene Trowers, MD, MPH, FACP


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in General Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
  • Graduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1976 and has been in practice for over 42 years 
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, and The Best Doctors in America: Central Region

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