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can you catch a hemorrhoid by having sex with someone who has one?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:29 AM on Oct. 7, 2009 in Health

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  • No.
    KFree907

    Answer by KFree907 at 10:42 AM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • I HOPE that this is a joke...

    If not, hemorrhoids are not contagious...they are caused by pressure...like when you poop and push hard
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:31 AM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • You have to be kidding! A hemorrihoid is a condition where the veins in a persons rectum are inlarged and/or inflamed from pressure. It is not something you can 'catch', it's sort of like being ignorant. Even though it seems like a lot of people are...it's not contagious!
    daisy521

    Answer by daisy521 at 10:33 AM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • NO, they are caused by pressure, from being overweight, pregnancy, pushing too hard when you have a bowel movement.
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 10:33 AM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • Uh no, hemorrhoids are vericose veins in the anus.
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:34 AM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • just wanted to say i didnt think so... but just wanted to be 100%!! thanks for makin me feel real dumb!!! lol :) its all good....
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:38 AM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • You are kidding right??? Google hemorrhoids for a better understanding of the condition - that might help you understand what they are all about if this is not a joke post!! Anal sex may irritate hemorrhoids, but they are in no way contagious!!

    Morgain

    Answer by Morgain at 10:40 AM on Oct. 7, 2009

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