internal hemorrhoids

in·ter·nal hem·or·rhoids

dilated veins beneath the mucous membrane within the sphincter.

internal hemorrhoids

Surgery Engorged veins under the rectal mucosa. Cf External hemorrhoids.
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The HET System applies a combination of gentle tissue compression and mild heat to remove or significantly shrink internal hemorrhoids.
Until recently, Ryan and 15 million other Americans who suffer from bleeding and discomfort caused by enlarged internal hemorrhoids, had only painful treatment options.
Physician treatment of internal hemorrhoids depends on the degree of severity.
The most frequent lesions found were internal hemorrhoids (13 cases), polyps (11 cases), and diverticulae (10 cases).
An anoscopy was performed, revealing no internal hemorrhoids, and the patient was conservatively treated.
Stomach ulcers and internal hemorrhoids or pile (Bua-asir) were among serious diseases of the struggle which are being substituted now by diabetes high blood pressure.
Two in-office excisions of two more thrombosed internal hemorrhoids followed, most recently in February of 1999.
In some cases hemorrhoids are the cause of the pain, but it is important to keep in mind that only external thrombosing hemorrhoids or prolapsed internal hemorrhoids will cause pain.
Colonoscopy was positive only for internal hemorrhoids and diverticulosis coli.
More than 90% of cases of hemorrhoids can be treated successfully without surgery in a surgeon's office or clinic, and rubber band ligation is the preferred treatment for internal hemorrhoids, says rectal surgeon Eugene P.
Frequently, the only sign that internal hemorrhoids exist is bright red blood that appears on the surface of the stool, in the toilet bowl, or on the toilet paper.
The only sign you may notice from internal hemorrhoids is bright red blood on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowl.