external hemorrhoids

ex·ter·nal hem·or·rhoids

dilated veins forming tumors at the outer side of the external sphincter.

external hemorrhoids

Surgery Engorged veins under the anal skin. Cf Internal hemorrhoids.
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Anuice is an effective cryotherapy treatment for both internal and external hemorrhoids.
The noninvasive, patented device is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help prevent the occurrence of external hemorrhoids during vaginal childbirth.
The decrease in scores was significantly more pronounced in the Pycnogenol[R] treated groups than in the control group given placebo, showing the efficacy of Pycnogenol[R] for relieving signs and symptoms of acute external hemorrhoids.
The randomized, controlled study conducted by G D'Annunzio University in Italy investigated 84 patients suffering from an acute episode of external hemorrhoids, lasting 24 to 48 hours prior to inclusion in the study.
The technician who did my colonoscopy last summer said I have internal and external hemorrhoids.
Thrombosed external hemorrhoids develop in one-third of women in the early postpartum period, according to Dr.
In nonpregnant women, surgery is considered for external hemorrhoids when medical therapy fails or when acute symptoms, especially pain, are so extreme that emergency surgery is necessary.
The former, called external hemorrhoids because they are visible, are then subject to irritation from sitting, tight clothing, and other sources of rubbing.
External hemorrhoids usually do not require surgical treatment unless they are thrombosed (inflamed with a protruding blood clot).
The veins around the anus can also become swollen, causing external hemorrhoids.
People who have external hemorrhoids may feel itching at the anus too.
External hemorrhoids are located just outside the opening of the anus.