Symptoms of External Hemorrhoids

  External hemorrhoids refer to the condition where the veins in the lower rectum and around the anus are swollen, dilated and inflamed. It can lead to discomfort and itching because they make cleaning this area difficult. If a blood clot forms inside an external hemorrhoid, the pain can be severe.

What Are External Hemorrhoids?

  External hemorrhoids are hemorrhoids that affect veins outside the anus. These hemorrhoids can cause bleeding, cracking, and itching. Home remedies can treat most external hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are often caused by straining while having a bowel movement. People may push too hard, sit on the toilet for too long, or have a stool that is hard and difficult to pass. If external hemorrhoid does not go away in 1 to 2 weeks, a doctor may prescribe stool softeners to make passing the stool easier; however, if a person is in severe pain, a doctor may recommend surgical removal of hemorrhoids.

What are the Symptoms of External Hemorrhoids?

  Nowadays, hemorrhoids are quite common diseases; however, several patients are embarrassed, so that they usually leave the disease to a serious stage. It isn’t a serious disease, however, it continuously makes infected individuals feel uncomfortable, tired and intolerable.

  The symptoms include:

  Blood in the stool: people with external hemorrhoids may notice some blood when they pass stool. The blood is typically on the stool's outer surface and bright red because it usually comes directly out of hemorrhoids rather than anywhere else in the gastrointestinal tract.

  Infection: anus often itchy, moist, especially after having a bowel movement or doing strong activities will more painful. At the examination, the skin in the folds around the anus will be swollen, congested and have some discharges.

  Strained veins: main symptoms of the disease are before, after or around the anus, the venous plexus will bulge, the outer surface is covered with a skin, beneath the skin will be a big venous plexus.

  Connective epitheliums: at the beginning pleats around the anus are swollen, the surface of the skin is scratched, the skin is dark red, due to repeat inflammation, the skin outside the anus will be protruding, yellow and soft, located at the back of the anus or the anal edge or both.

How to Treat External Hemorrhoids?

  The external hemorrhoids may include: uncomfortable, these are under the skin around your anus. When irritated, external hemorrhoids can itch or bleed. However, not all of everybody can recognize the symptoms of external hemorrhoids to timely treatment, so experts at the Heng Kang clinic will give you more information about that. When external hemorrhoid develops, it can be treated with excision, or cutting open, of hemorrhoid or clot if you can be seen within the first 24 hours of pain. After that, hemorrhoids will begin to go away on its own and cutting it open won’t help it heal a lot quicker. Hemorrhoids typically regain without surgery or maybe procedures that our doctor can do in the office. Start with consulting to our experts here in Heng Kang Diagnostics And Medical Clinic and lifestyle changes. Doctors at Heng Kang Clinic suggest that if you experience these symptoms, you should schedule an exam with a prestigious clinic. Don’t try any home remedies or over-the-counter medicine because it’ll affect your health and difficult to treat after.

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