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Patient discussion about haemorrhoid

Q. What are hemorrhoids?

A. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. This common problem can be painful, but it’s usually not serious.

Veins can swell inside the anal canal to form internal hemorrhoids. Or they can swell near the opening of the anus to form external hemorrhoids. You can have both types at the same time. The symptoms and treatment depend on which type you have.

Source: WebMD

Q. What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids? My husband complains that when he goes to the bathroom he bleeds. Does this mean he has hemorrhoids?

A. The commonest symptom of internal hemorrhoids is bright red blood in the toilet bowl or on one's feces or toilet paper. However, Many anorectal problems, including fissures, fistulae, abscesses, or irritation and itching (pruritus ani), have similar symptoms and are incorrectly referred to as hemorrhoids. If he is also in pain, then go see a Doctor.

Q. How to prevent Hemorrhoids? My brother is suffering from Hemorrhoids. I am very worried about getting them to and want to know how can I prevent them?

A. it's time to change to a healthier diet..one with fibers and vegetables.avoid causes like: Increased straining during bowel movements,portal hypertension, Obesity and Excessive consumption of alcohol or caffeine.

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Haemorrhoidectomy - the surgeon cuts away the haemorrhoidal tissue.
Examination reveals a tender, oedematous, haemorrhoidal mass protruding from the anus (Fig.
More serious HD can be treated with more invasive methods such as stapling, haemorrhoidectomy or the more recent Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligation Operation, again, all variably painful and associated with side effects and complications.
Haemorrhoidal, Phlebitis & Varicose Preparations n.
Whereas EH removes the prolapsed haemorrhoids, it does not address the underlying cause of both mucosal and haemorrhoidal prolapse; conversely PPH, by 'lifting' the prolapsed haemorrhoids and mucosa, re-places the haemorrhoidal cushions high in the anal canal, thus establishing the topographical relationship between the anal cushions and the rectal muscle layer.