Dr. Marc Brand shares if hemorrhoids are normal.
Hemorrhoids are normal. They are structures that we’re born with and they serve a purpose in being able to control stool, and some of the finer points of controlling stool are related to the hemorrhoids.
About Dr. Marc I. Brand, M.D.:
Dr. Marc I. Brand, M.D., received his Bachelor’s Degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1986 and graduated from Rush Medical College in 1990. Dr. Brand completed eight years of surgical training at the Cleveland Clinic, including a five-year residency in general surgery, a two-year fellowship in surgical research and a one-year fellowship in colorectal surgery.