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Hemorrhoids, Are They Hereditary? - Dr. Brand (VIDEO)

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Dr. Marc Brand explains if hemorrhoids are hereditary.

Dr. Brand:
That’s a tough question to answer because they are so common that it may be hard to separate whether somebody had it because of the frequency that it occurs or because they lived in the same household with another individual and have similar eating patterns, similar bowel habits, or if there truly is something that can be passed from one person to the next. In general, it’s thought to be a combination of these factors.

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.

Visit Dr. Brand at University Surgeons



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