Piles are a common problem. Common symptoms include swollen veins in the rectum or just outside the anus, itching in the anus and bleeding in the rectum. Symptoms often improve with home treatments but on some occasions, people may need medical procedures. Eating more fiber helps in preventing hemorrhoids.
How common are hemorrhoids?
It’s estimated that 1 in 20 Indians have symptoms of hemorrhoids. It affects people of all ages, genders, and races. It affects more than half of the people over age 50.
Anyone can get symptomatic hemorrhoids, even teenagers. (Because hemorrhoids take a while to develop, they’re uncommon in children.) You may be more at risk if you:
Hemorrhoids happen inside or outside the rectum. The type depends that where the swollen vein developing. Types include:
External: Swollen veins under the skin around the anus. Your anus is a canal from where your poop comes out. External hemorrhoids can be very itchy and painful. sometimes they bleed. Sometimes they are full of blood which clots. This is not that dangerous but can result in much pain and swelling.
Internal: Swollen veins inside the rectum. Your rectum is a part of the digestive system that is connected with the colon (large intestine) to the anus. Internal hemorrhoids sometimes bleed, but they usually aren’t much pain.
Prolapsed: Both internal and external hemorrhoids sometimes prolapse, meaning they stretch and come outside of the anus. These hemorrhoids sometimes bleed or cause pain.
Internal hemorrhoids very rarely cause pain (and can’t be felt) unless they prolapsed. Many people with internal hemorrhoids don’t know that they have them because they don’t see any symptoms. If you have symptoms of internal hemorrhoids, you may see blood on the toilet paper, on a stool, or in the toilet bowl. These are the main signs of rectal bleeding.
Signs of external hemorrhoids include:
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