Symptoms Of Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids can be a painful condition especially when left untreated. It can even cause permanent swelling if no care is given to it. Although this problem started as constipation and gets worse day by day, it can be pretty stubborn disease which may lead to surgery.

Hemorrhoids can be internal or external based on its condition or situation. An internal hemorrhoids are caused by the swelling internally around the anal region. It is usually painless in the early stages but may cause swelling in the outer anal region causing external hemorrhoids as well. External hemorrhoids, as the name suggests, are caused by the swelling in the external anal region which is usually skin covered. External hemorrhoids are extremely painful and the pain gets worse while expelling stool.

Both external and internal hemorrhoids show different symptoms and it is important to know about these indications in order to treat yourself in a timely manner. Below are given some important symptoms and indications of hemorrhoids, both internal and external.

 

Symptoms of Internal Hemorrhoids:

Internal hemorrhoids or piles are usually build up inside the rectum so you can’t see them physically or feel them. Internal hemorrhoids don’t hurt because of only a few pain sensing nerves present in that area. One obvious symptom of internal hemorrhoids is bleeding especially during bowel movements.

In the early stages it is hard to detect hemorrhoids but as the disease progresses, the hemorrhoids will protrude as the stool is expelled. In the worst case scenario, the swollen hemorrhoids won’t turn back.

With the internal hemorrhoids, the bleeding may occur internally into the rectum. A mucous discharge may occur with internal hemorrhoids which may cause itching around the anal area. Internal hemorrhoid piles are usually purple or red in color.

 

Symptoms of External Hemorrhoids:

External hemorrhoids are around the anus externally covered with the skin. There are more pain sensing nerves in this area and so external hemorrhoids are usually painful so they bleed and hurt as well. External hemorrhoids can cause discomfort and pain in the anal area which may even get worse while passing stools. External piles are usually brown or black in color. However, a blood clot may form in the external piles turning it purple or blue. It can itch and hurt a lot along with bleeding. This condition is known as thrombosis.

You can consider hemorrhoids home remedy for the treatment of hemorrhoid piles instead of going through surgery or other treatments.