Is "ten people nine hemorrhoids" true?
When it comes to hemorrhoids, many people immediately think of the term we just said-ten people nine hemorrhoids. Is the "ten people nine hemorrhoids" true?
In fact, "ten people with nine hemorrhoids" is an old saying. The hemorrhoids mentioned by the ancients are not exactly the same as the hemorrhoids we are talking about today. The hemorrhoids mentioned by the ancients include many anorectal diseases that we now talk about, such as rectal polyps, anal papilla hypertrophy, anal fissure, rectal cancer, etc. And so on, the ancients are all classified into the category of hemorrhoids. Because it includes many other diseases beyond hemorrhoids, the incidence is particularly high. In fact, ten people with nine hemorrhoids is an adjective, which is very common to describe hemorrhoids.
So, how high is the incidence of hemorrhoids?
According to an epidemiological survey of anorectal diseases conducted in Mainland China in 2015, the overall incidence of hemorrhoids was 49.14%. This shows that the incidence of hemorrhoids is indeed very high. Although the claim that ten people have nine hemorrhoids is a bit exaggerated, the incidence of hemorrhoids is indeed alarmingly high. So if you are not careful, hemorrhoids may come to you. Talking about this problem is to give you a warm reminder: Hemorrhoids are not far away, take care to prevent pain.