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Are hemorrhoids commonly outside the body or internal?

Are hemorrhoids commonly outside the body or internal?

Hemorrhoids: The answer is yes to both. All who have external hemorrhoids will have internal ones. Not all who have internal hemorrhoids will have external though. Both are common. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more


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I though that if you have internal hemorrhoids, then you should not consume beverages that dehydrate your body such as coffee and alcohol?

I though that if you have internal hemorrhoids, then you should not consume beverages that dehydrate your body such as coffee and alcohol?

Internal hemarhoids : Dietary changes are arm at to avoid constipation and keep stools soft so liquids and lots of them are essential coffee and alcohol if enough liquids are on board will have little effect. ...Read more

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What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting. ...Read more

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How long does an internal hemorrhoid bleed?

How long does an internal hemorrhoid bleed?

They are just veins: Internal hemorrhoids are simply veins underneath the lining of the anal canal starting about 5 cm up. Squeeziong during bm's or internal trauma can make them bulge and bleed. They have low pressure so bleeding should stop quickly though there may be some spotting. The best treatment is to minimize squeezing during bms by keeping them soft. Use medicines that reduce internal anal swelling. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop internal hemorrhoid bleeding?

Time works but...: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. Flare ups are then treated with creams, ointments. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligatiom. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. ...Read more

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I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now  it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

Possible thrombosis: It is possible your swollen hemorrhoid a have thrombosis. Seek medical evaluation as evacuation of the thrombus provides excellent relief in the first 72 hours. ...Read more

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I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

No: Treatments can be done painlessly in office. Include infrared coagulation, injection, or rubberband ligation. See a colorectal surgeon. I am in marietta. Atlantacolon.Com. ...Read more

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