Quiz: Hemorrhoids
Question 1 of 3  

Hemorrhoids are dilated, twisted (varicose) veins in the wall of the rectum and anus (anorectal area). Increased pressure in the veins of the anorectal area can lead to hemorrhoids. Which of the following is NOT a common cause of increased pressure that may lead to hemorrhoids?

  • A.

    Chronic coughing

  • B.

    Frequent heavy lifting

  • C.


  • D.

    Repeated straining during bowel movements 

Am I correct?