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How does irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affect other illnesses?

If you have hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome can make them worse. Irritable bowel syndrome can cause diarrhea and constipation. Both diarrhea and constipation can increase the pressure in the veins of your rectum and anus, which can aggravate your hemorrhoids.

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