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Could you die from hemorrhoids?

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Yes, but not very likely. Most people would seek help if the bleeding was too profuse. And there could be complications that involve infections and peritinitis. Of course not, however, it is always recommended to treat hemorrhoids at the right time to avoid any complexity.

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Do hemorrhoids cause vomiting?

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Could a person with hemorrhoids eat mozzarella cheese?

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How do you know if you have hemorrhoids?

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