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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Symptoms often disappear within a few days, but people with external hemorrhoids may have ongoing symptoms that take a toll on their quality of life.
Most complications such as anal fissure, thrombosed external hemorrhoids, and prolonged pain may also relate to the deteriorated blood circulation within the mucosa of the anal canal.
Knowing that the colonoscopy was normal 8 months prior to the patient's rectal bleeding in pregnancy, her physician performed a proctoscopy and diagnosed internal and external hemorrhoids, which were then treated topically.
External hemorrhoids develop below the dentate line and are exquisitely sensitive.
The patients who had external hemorrhoids in addition to internal were excluded.
Hemor-Rite(tm) Cryotherapy is an anatomically designed device for applying cold therapy (Cryotherapy) directly to the swollen hemorrhoidal veins of the external hemorrhoids and the internal hemorrhoids within the rectal cavity.
The physician found no external hemorrhoids but noted a rectal mass.
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.
Medicated pads (Tucks) containing witch hazel can reduce the pain and swelling of external hemorrhoids when used before a sitz bath, but they won't help internal hemorrhoids.
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, said Dr.