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Enough is enough: hemorrhoids again

SAM_2306
Atlantic Coast, Portugal

His face was sad. A man on his late sixties supported by his partner, a man of similar age. He was in front of me, sitting down with a terrible pain on his buttock. We had to decide about his treatment with chemotherapy but there was an important problem. His heart was damaged by two previous heart attacks and three stents helped him to  keep the arrival of oxygen to the myocardium.

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