What is rectal prolapse vs hemorroids and anal swelling?

Rectal prolapse. Is where the entire rectum protrudes through the anus, hemmoroids will just be individual bulges of dilated blood vessels. If there are multiple hemmorhoids the difference can be hard to feel and has to be seen by experienced eyes.

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Why do they say that Internal Hemorrhoids usually don't hurt unless they prolapse to the outside, when mine are inside the anal cavity and hurt like h?

Usually. Usually means usually, unfortunately, you appear to be the one that they do hurt in. Talk to your Dr, as if the pain is that bad, you can get medications and treatment, even if surgically, to remove and cure the internal hemorrhoids. Good luck to you. Read more...
Nerve innervation. External hemrrhoids can originate just on the inside brim of anus. A true internal hemrrhoid doesn't have the same nerve innervation as the distal part of anus. As such, it is less likely to hurt. If they get large enough, you can experience pain when it comes in contact with and irritates the mucus of lower half. Read more...

Can hemorrhoids besides the anal area, also cause swelling of some veins on penis?

Not relevant... Varicose veins appear and exist at different past of body such as lower legs, anal canal, spermatic veins, etc, resulting from their inherent valve defects leading to fail to function so to assure a smooth one-way flow to return the blood to the heart. Hemorrhoids is specially coined for varicose veins of / around anal canal; if inside anal sphincter, called internal hemo...; if oustside, external. Read more...

Hi, I have a swelling enlarged near my anus during bowel movement. No itchy, bleeding or pain. Is that hemorrhoids, will it go away on its own?

Could be. It is not uncommon to have hemorrhoids that bulge when you push for a bowel movement. Does it go away when you are done? Read the excellent answers on hemorrhoids to see how to prevent their worsening or lessen the symptoms. If not sure, see an md. Read more...
Perhaps. Only time will tell. If the swelling persists more than a month then you should see your doctor. If pain or significant bleeding occurs you may want to see the doctor sooner. Read more...

Is rectal prolapse the same as hemorrhoids?

Depends. Hemorrhoidal prolapse is prolapse of the mucosa which is the superficial layer of the rectum. Complete rectal prolapse is full thickness and involves all layers of the rectum. Hemorrhoidectomy will not resolve a complete rectal prolapse. See a colorectal surgeon to determine the extent of the prolapse. Read more...

Please help! What is the difference between a rectal prolapse to hemorrhoids?

Anatomy. Prolapse is actual rectal tissue bulging, prolapsing, telescoping out of the anus. Hemorrhoids are actual blood vessels of the anal region known as the hemorrhoidal vessels that engorge with blood. As they engorge they place pressure on the nerves causing pain. Read more...

Could rectal prolapse happen from having anal sex?

It would be rare! It might be a very uncommon factor, but for the most part no, particularly if a condom with proper lubrication is used! but it can aggravate a pre-existing prolapse! Read more...

How long does a surgical repair of a hernia & anal rectal prolapse take?

Variable. Depends on the type and severity of the hernia. These vary widely in terms of complexity, thus an accurate answer is not possible with limited info. Call your surgeon o find out. You may need two surgeons with different areas of expertise - one for the hernia and one for the rectal prolapse. Hope this helps! Read more...

Should an 86 year old woman with rectal prolapse have another surgery after one year. Are there other ways? She had one wire surgically put across her anus to keep her rectum from falling out one year ago, the dr, wants to do it again. Is there another

Dr. . Dr. Lydon hit all the major points. Bottom line find a surgeon who specializes in colon and rectal surgery (a good one). Read more...
A . A patient who can not have a major abdominal surgery is likely best served with an altmeier ( perineal proctectomy) or delorme procedure (muscosal rectopexy), especially in this condition where there is now an eroding foreign object present that should be removed. Not only does she need a colorectal surgeon, she needs one who performs these procedures, because there are some colorectal surgeons who do not. Your location is pa, and there is a fellowship program in philadelphia, i bet there is someone there who can help her. Read more...
This . This is a complicated problem. Treatment of rectal prolapse with a wire is outdated. An altemeier procedure (perineal rectosigmoidectomy) is usually the procedure of choice. Previous mesh placed in the pelvis, however, will make this procedure next to impossible. If the problem is as bad as it sounds, a low anterior resection with rectopexy will be the best choice. It should be done by an experience colorectal surgeon. Find a new surgeon fast. Read more...