Dr. Marc Brand shares if hemorrhoids can cause health problems outside of the colon.
Hemorrhoids don’t cause problems elsewhere in the body, but again, it’s very important to realize that the hemorrhoids themselves may be blamed for something else that’s present.
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.