Hemorrhoids are the expansion of anal veins. The bulge formed under the skin around the anus is called external hemorrhoids, and the bulge formed under the anus and rectum is called internal hemorrhoids. It may be due to increased venous pressure, resulting in congestion or enlargement.
Although hemorrhoids can be unpleasant and painful, they are easy to treat and often preventable. As hemorrhoids usually worsen over time, doctors suggest that hemorrhoids should be treated as soon as possible.
There may be the following reasons:
Symptoms of hemorrhoids usually include:
Anyone experiencing the above symptoms should see a doctor. When diagnosing hemorrhoids, doctors need to check and exclude other diseases, including warts, proctitis, anal fissure, abscess, rectal prolapse and rectal and anal varices caused by increased portal vein pressure.
Colorectal cancer and anal cancer can also cause rectal bleeding. In some people, especially those over 45 years old with a family history of colorectal cancer, further examination is needed to exclude colorectal cancer. Although hemorrhoids and some forms of cancer may have similar symptoms, hemorrhoids do not cause cancer, do not cause cancer, and do not affect other conditions of the anus, rectum or intestine.
Doctors can perform physical examinations and other examinations to determine the presence of hemorrhoids. These may include digital rectal examination. This is a manual examination performed by a doctor wearing gloves to lubricate his fingers.
In case of massive bleeding, dizziness and fainting, seek medical attention immediately.
Tests that doctors may perform when evaluating hemorrhoids and other anorectal diseases include:
In most cases, simple measures can reduce symptoms and improve without treatment. However, sometimes drugs or even surgery may be required.
Symptoms can be relieved in the following ways. But it can not eliminate hemorrhoids:
The most common technique of non-surgical hemorrhoidectomy is rubber band ligation.
This is the operation of internal hemorrhoids. An elastic band is placed at the bottom of the hemorrhoids to cut off the blood supply. Hemorrhoids shrink or fall off.More recommended