CNN Hemorrhoids have plagued mankind's derrieres for centuries. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
Jump to content. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. This common problem can be painful, but it's usually not serious.
Hemorrhoids, also called piles, happen when clusters of veins in your rectum or anus get swollen or dilated. When these veins swell, blood pools and causes the veins to expand outward into the membranes around your rectal and anal tissue. This can become uncomfortable or painful.
JOHN L. This is Part II of a two-part article on anorectal conditions. Patients with a wide variety of anorectal lesions present to family physicians. Most can be successfully managed in the office setting.
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are usually painless, but tend to bleed. External hemorrhoids may cause pain.
A 45 years female presented with a complain of something coming out through her anus since one year, which comes on straining and reduces only after manual intervention. She had also, a history of constipation with occasional blood and mucus discharge in the stool. On examination, she was found to have full thickness rectal prolapse, which comes out on straining and reduces only after pushing it manually.