Internal Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are divided in different categories according to their occurrence on body or symptoms. Hemorrhoids are mainly divided into two types -internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoid which infects the internal area of rectal region is termed as ‘Internal Hemorrhoid’. This information is aimed at giving you basic idea of causes, symptoms and ways of treating internal hemorrhoids. This is only educational information and you must consult your doctor if you have symptoms of hemorrhoid. Your doctor will guide you right way to relief from hemorrhoids.To start with the causes, we will elaborate on the causes behind occurrence of internal hemorrhoids. The main cause behind occurrence of internal hemorrhoid is considered to be strain caused on veins of internal rectal area while passing stools. The blood present in varicose veins of rectum gets clotted and results in internal hemorrhoids.Difficulty or obstruction in passing stools and occurrence blood stains with stools is considered to be primary symptom of internal hemorrhoid. At the same time it is not necessary that every occurrence of stool blood must be cause of hemorrhoid. It may be indication of any other disease. Your doctor will decide exact cause of blood stool after clinical investigations. In certain cases you can notice hemorrhoids enlarged to an extent that lumps hangs out from anus. Such condition is termed as prolapsed hemorrhoid. You may mis-take prolapsed internal hemorrhoid as external hemorrhoid due to its appearance on outer side of the rectal region.There are various types of methods available for treating internal hemorrhoids. These methods include rubber band legation, injection therapy and infrared coagulation. You may have to undergo surgery if your have painful and extra large internal hemorrhoid.Dietary control is one of the best ways to avoid occurrence of internal hemorrhoids and even to get relief from its effects. You should have sufficient in take of fibrous food and plenty of fluids in your diet. This helps in softening and easy passing of bowel.Usually, internal hemorrhoid does not give surface pain but one can notice blood stains in stool. Advanced stage of internal hemorrhoid -prolapsed internal hemorrhoid- gives severe pains with peri-anal spasm. Sphincter spasm makes you uncomfortable and you get relief from this spasm only with reduction of hemorrhoids. Condition of getting spasms and strangulation of internal hemorrhoids from anus is called as external thrombosis. This is very painful condition.Early diagnosis of internal hemorrhoids prevents further complications. Early treatment gives you faster relief from internal hemorrhoids.

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