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Hemroids. What Are They?

Hemroids. What Are They?

Hemroids or hemorrhoids are also known as piles and it is causes due to the swelling of rectum veins. It causes bleeding though anus while passing the stool. There are mainly two types of hemorrhoids- external hemorrhoids and internal hemorrhoids.

As the name known, internal hemorrhoids affects internal rectal region. In the case of internal hemorrhoids the veins are rectal bleeding starts due to the enlargement of the veins, which abstracts the stool while passing. The most popular treatment for internal hemorrhoids are injection therapy, hemroidectomy, infrared coagulation, rubber band ligatio.

In case of external hemorrhoids the symptoms are felt out side the body like irritation, burning sensation around the anus area and itching and passing of stool along with bleeding. “Warm Bath” can give you some relief from external hemorrhoids. For this you have to sit in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes. You can do it twice or thrice times in a day. Or you can also use ice packs for temporary relief from external hemorrhoids.


Here is the important thing is to know what is the symptoms of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoid symptoms are primarily noticed at rectum and adjoining areas. The commonly known hemorrhoids symptoms are: Itching in rectal area Swelling of anus or inner anus area Obstruction in passing stools Formation blood clots in inner side of anus-which can be felt by touch is hemorrhoid symptom. Strangulated lumps-prolapsed from anus (advance stage of internal hemroid) is a hemorrhoids symptom.

hemorrhoids occurrence depends on so many things like eating habits, bowel habits, abdominal disorders and working conditions and nature of jobs.

Now a question comes in mind that what is the treatment for hemorrhoids. There are various treatments for treating hemorrhoids. The best option is precaution to carry out early treatment so that it is prevented from further development. Some of the temporary treatments are surgery, herbal medicines and various creams. The herbal medicines and creams are prepared from various trees such as horse chestnut tree, butcher broom tree and the pagoda trees that are mostly found in Japan.


MaPomDen.com is Ghana’s Health Hub Spearheaded by Dr. Frank Dartey Amankonah (Dr. Doo), a Medical Doctor with extensive Healthcare experience and WordPress skills, and works for a Mission Hospital in Ghana.His main aim is to bring Health education to all and sundry and make people comfortable to ask their health-related questions freely and a friendly way to understand their conditions.Dr. Frank A Dartey has B.Sc. Human Biology (2009) and MBChB (2012) from the School of Medical Sciences (SMS)- KNUST, Ghana.

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