People often hear the term hemorrhoids. People who have hemorrhoids also find life inconvenient. So what is hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids, medically called hemorrhoids, is a common disease located in the anal area. It can develop at any age, but the incidence gradually increases with age. Hemorrhoids are originally the normal anatomical structure of the anal canal, that is, the vascular cushion, which is a circular spongy tissue band 1.5 cm above the dentate line. When the anal cushion tissue is abnormal and symptomatic, treatment is needed. The purpose of treatment is to relieve symptoms, not to eliminate hemorrhoids.
The clinical manifestations of hemorrhoids are mainly as follows:
1. Simple internal hemorrhoids have no pain, only a sense of swelling, can bleed, progress to prolapse, and pain when combined with thrombosis, incarceration, and infection;
2. Blood in the stool, the nature of blood in the stool can be painless, intermittent, fresh blood after stool, dripping blood during stool or blood on the toilet paper, constipation, drinking alcohol or eating irritating foods aggravated;
3. Anal itching, pain and discomfort, conscious anal foreign body sensation;
4. External hemorrhoids usually have no special symptoms. When thrombosis and inflammation occur, there may be swelling and pain.
I have hemorrhoids, and I have more troubles in my life, inconvenience in sitting and standing, uncomfortable bowel movements, decreased appetite, and weight loss. Therefore, if you have hemorrhoids, do not ignore it and seek medical attention as soon as possible.