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  Hemorrhoids: Reducing the Pain and Discomfort -- familydoctor.org
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your rectum or anus.
Hemorrhoids are caused by increased pressure in the veins of your anus or rectum.
Hemorrhoids can also be caused by obesity, heavy lifting or any other activity that caused you to strain.
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  Hemorrhoid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hemorrhoids (also known as haemorrhoids or piles) are varicosities or swelling and inflammation of veins in the rectum and anus.
The causes of hemorrhoids include genetic predisposition (weak rectal vein walls and/or valves), straining during bowel movements, and too much pressure on the rectal veins due to poor posture (it is well known that hemorrhoids are very rare in nations where people squat to defecate) or muscle tone.
Additional factors that can cause hemorrhoids (mostly by increasing rectal vein pressure), especially for those with a genetic predisposition, are obesity and a sedentary lifestyle.
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 Technorati Tag: hemorrhoid   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins in the anus and rectum.
Hemorrhoids (or piles are they are more commonly known) are simply the veins in your anus which have become distended (swollen...
Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are an incredibly common medical condition and yet it is something which is rarely talked about.
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 Hemorrhoid Explained In Plain English
This website is dedicated to explaining the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this condition.
Hemorrhoids or piles are incredibly common - so don't be embarrassed if you have them.
Disclaimer: The information on this website is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
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Hemorrhoids are swollen but normally present blood vessels in and around the anus and lower rectum that stretch under pressure, similar to varicose veins in the legs.
Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external).
The best way to prevent hemorrhoids is to keep stools soft so they pass easily, thus decreasing pressure and straining, and to empty bowels as soon as possible after the urge occurs.
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 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Hemorrhoid surgery
Hemorrhoid surgery is the removal of enlarged veins around the anus (hemorrhoids).
Hemorrhoids are swollen (enlarged, dilated) veins (varicose veins) inside (internal) or outside (external) the anus that are usually caused by increased pressure, such as straining when constipated or during pregnancy.
Hemorrhoids can be removed surgically while the patient is sedated and pain-free (local or spinal anesthesia) or deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia).
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 Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoid treatment is usually straightforward and can be accomplished on your own with lifestyle and diet changes.
When minor hemorrhoid treatment techniques won't suffice, there are a number of other procedures available, most of which are not painful, and offer excellent probability of relief.
Used to treat internal hemorrhoids that are too small to treat with rubber band ligation, and do not respond to home hemorrhoid treatment.
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 Hemorrhoid: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hemorrhoids (also haemorrhoids or piles) are varicosities or swelling and inflammation inflammation quick summary:
External hemorrhoids are those that occur outside of the anal verge (the distal[For more info, click on this link] end of the anal canal).
A spasm is a sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ, or a similarly sudden contraction of an orifice....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/hemorrhoid.htm   (1714 words)

 Digestive Diseases: Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids are varicose (swollen or dilated) veins located inside the anus (internal hemorrhoids) or around the exterior of anus (external hemorrhoids).
If the hemorrhoid is irritated from such things as straining on the toilet or from rubbing or cleaning, the area may itch and bleed.
When hemorrhoids are not visible beyond the anus, your doctor may examine the inside of the anal canal using a lighted instrument called an anoscope.
www.webmd.com /content/article/90/100612.htm   (722 words)

 Hemorrhoid surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hemorrhoids are "cushions" of tissue filled with blood vessels at the junction of the rectum and the anus.
The hemorrhoid is ligated at its base, to prevent bleeding from the blood vessels within the hemorrhoid, then it is removed surgically.
Finally, some surgeons will inject the base of the hemorrhoid with a sclerosing agent (sclerotherapy), which also destroys the vessels in the hemorrhoid, causing it to fall off and be passed in the stool.
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Hemorrhoids are normal components of the human body.
As commonly used, the term "hemorrhoids" refers to conditions in which the hemorrhoids become enlarged or inflamed or otherwise irritated or when a blood clot forms within them.
It does not sound like a hemorrhoid; it sounds like a fissure, which is a tear in the surface over the control muscle at the anus.
www.medhelp.org /forums/gastro/messages/35491.html   (618 words)

 Hemorrhoid Bleeding
Because hemorrhoids are swollen or strangulated veins, if they are scraped by hard stools or stretched during bowel movements, they will bleed.
If, however, your hemorrhoids are bleeding, it means you have internal (rather than external) hemorrhoids.
The best way to stop hemorrhoids from bleeding is to soften the stools and take care not to strain.
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 How to Handle a Hemorrhoid   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A hemorrhoid (also known as a 'pile') is defined as a venous dilatation inside the anal sphincter of the rectum and beneath the mucous membrane ('internal hemorrhoid') or outside the anal sphincter and beneath the surface of the skin ('external hemorrhoid').
The average person typically finds his or her hemorrhoidal relief in the local pharmacy's 'antacids, incontinence aids, and foot pads' aisle, which is often located at the back of the store.
If, despite these precautions, the hemorrhoid should be seen by the hemorrhoid sufferer, we recommend the immediate and substantial intake of alcoholic beverages, which may have the beneficial effect of 'erasing' the image from the hemorrhoid sufferer's mind.
www.parentheticalnote.com /dabbene_hemorrhoid.htm   (1445 words)

 Hemorrhoids, Piles, Hemorrhoid Treatments
When bleeding occurs from an external hemorrhoid, it is due to rupture of an acute thrombotic hemorrhoid.
No wonder the entire Western world suffers from chronic constipation, bleeding piles, hemorrhoids, and other problems caused by trying to evacuate the bowels in a sitting position on the sit-down toilet, invented by the way by a gentleman named Mr.
A clean, unobstructed colon is one of the most import prerequisites on the road to removing constipation and eliminating hemorrhoids for good.
www.hps-online.com /hemorrhoids.htm   (1565 words)

 Hemorrhoid Relief Centers®
The Hemorrhoid Relief Centers® carefully screens each person, looking at dozens of factors to determine what the true problems are.
The severity of hemorrhoid disease varies and is based on anatomy, age, heredity, and the length of time you’ve suffered.
External hemorrhoids are often treated with rubber band ligation — wrapping the swollen vein with an elastic band cutting off the blood flow until the tissue literally dies and sloughs off.
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 Hemorrhoid Surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Internal hemorrhoids typically cause symptoms of bleeding and/or prolapse or protrusion from the anus.
The goal of this treatment is to eliminate your hemorrhoidal symptoms, not to eliminate the hemorrhoids.
This hemorrhoid is grasped and the rubber bands are placed around a portion of the hemorrhoid.
www.surgeonsgroup.com /new/hemmorrhoids_rubber_band_ligation.htm   (537 words)

 Hemorrhoid Relief Centers
Although some symptomatic hemorrhoids subside within a week or two, others progress over time: painless bleeding often becomes associated with rectal itching, discharge, and tissue prolapse (bulging) through the rectum.
A hemorrhoid is an enlarged blood vessel within the anal canal which has become swollen or inflamed due to an increase in venous pressure.
Although hemorrhoid disease is common, the condition is still seen as a private ailment, a disease in which the symptoms are more tolerable than the current methods of treatment.
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 Doctorliver.com : --------------- Hemorrhoid Banding
Hemorrhoids are veins in the tissues at the opening of the anus that become enlarged.
Hemorrhoid banding is a procedure in which the doctor puts a tight band around the hemorrhoid to control bleeding.
He or she will put a tight band around the enlarged vein and either cut the hemorrhoid open, remove the blood clot, and let the vein heal, or let the hemorrhoid dry up and fall off.
www.doctorliver.com /hemorrhoid_banding.htm   (419 words)

 Hemorrhoid Surgery
Hemorrhoids have been an unwelcome problem for centuries.
Hemorrhoids are actually the veins which drain our lower rectum and anus.
Every patient with rectal prolapse or symptomatic prolapsing hemorrhoids should consider being evaluated to see if they are a candidate for this new procedure.
www.surgicalgroupofjc.com /hemorrhoid_surgery.htm   (257 words)

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A hemorrhoid is a dilated vein in the anal canal that may protrude through the anus.
The only point of real note is that when a hemorrhoid is seen in a child, the doctor must suspect portal hypertension.
Thrombosis (clotting) or other complications of hemorrhoids just don't happen in children; therefore hemorrhoids are left pretty much alone (with some common sense counsel to keep the stools soft and the bottom as non-irritated as possible).
www.drhull.com /EncyMaster/H/hemorrhoid.html   (134 words)

 Hemorrhoid Treatment - Frequently Asked Questions
Hemorrhoid Treatment has made many advances in recent years, and most treatment methods are effective and involve very little pain.
External Hemorrhoids occur outside the anus and are usually visible to the naked eye.
If your doctor decides that you'll need more proactive hemorrhoid treatment, there are a variety of procedures that are available.
hemorrhoid-treatment.org /faqs.htm   (328 words)

 Hemorrhoid Treatment, Symptoms, Causes
The term hemorrhoids refers to a condition in which the veins around the anus or lower rectum are swollen and inflamed.
Hemorrhoids are very common in both men and women.
A number of methods may be used to remove or reduce the size of internal hemorrhoids.
www.healthnewsflash.com /conditions/hemorrhoids.php   (906 words)

 AllRefer Health - Hemorrhoid Surgery (Hemorrhoidectomy) - Surgery & Procedures
Hemorrhoids can be removed surgically while the patient is sleepy (sedated) and pain-free (local anesthesia or spinal anesthesia) or deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia).
Smaller hemorrhoids can be "banded," a procedure in which a small rubber band is placed around the base of the hemorrhoid, which causes the hemorrhoid tissue to die and fall off as a result of lack of blood flow.
Alternatively, such hemorrhoids can be injected with a sclerosing agent, which has the same effect.
health.allrefer.com /health/hemorrhoid-surgery-info.html   (395 words)

 Hemorrhoids Treatment ( hemroids) :: Natural Treatment :: Forces of Nature - Europe
Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels in and around the anus and lower rectum that stretch under pressure.
In this study, it was demonstrated that hemorrhoids and irritation from hemorrhoids were dramatically reduced or eliminated within 1-5 days from use of the treatment.
When developing a hemorrhoids treatment there are certain guidelines which are mandated and followed at Forces of Nature: × A detailed description of the biochemical compounds must be available (gas chromatography combined with mass spectrometry), which we complete and is how we monitor the quality of our certified organic extracts.
www.forces-of-nature.org /hemorrhoids/hemorrhoids+treatment+remedy.htm   (2664 words)

 Hemorrhoid Banding
Hemorrhoid banding is used to treat painful, swollen hemorrhoids.
Banding is not recommended for hemorrhoids that protrude and remain outside of the body.
Expect some bleeding when the hemorrhoid falls off, which should occur within one to two weeks after the rubber band was applied.
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 Hemorrhoid Surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hemorrhoid Surgery isn't alway the most effective way to dealing with them, there are many other natural ways to deal with them, we offer many natural solutions in the articles on the site.
Hemorrhoids are a common ailment that affects over half of the adult population in America.
Hemorrhoids can occur both inside the anus (internal hemorrhoids) and under the tissue surrounding the anus (external hemorrhoids.) Internal hemorrhoids are usually not painful but they may bleed.
www.hemorrhoids-healing.com /forum/about2.html   (1388 words)

 Hemorrhoid relief Venapro - relief for hemorrhoid
Venapro hemorrhoid relief can act both as a preventative measure if you feel the coming of another hemorrhoid episode, or as a great way to speed up and ensure the recovery from a current full blown hemorrhoid flare up.
Hemorrhoids are caused by too much pressure in the rectum, forcing blood to stretch and bulge the walls of the veins, sometimes rupturing them.
Internal hemorrhoids usually don't hurt or itch; you can't feel them because they are deep inside the rectum.
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When I was in college, I developed an external hemorrhoid, but with home treatment it went away in about a week.
Several weeks ago, I was under stress and in a hurry and I was straining and sure enough, the hemorrhoid flared up.
I used peperation H for a few days and felt it was getting better, then I went to the gym and did heavy lifting, and then a few days later it was worse, very uncomfortable, little bit of pressure and pain.
www.medhelp.org /forums/FamilyPractice/messages/472.html   (431 words)

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