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What are the Most Common Signs of Hemorrhoids?
Thursday, 28 April 2011
Various Symptoms of Hemorrhoids and How To Understand Them
The cause of your condition and the severity in general are what typically decide what symptoms you may have. As you already know it doesn't matter what the cause it you simply want them to go away quickly. Sometimes the key to this is understanding your condition better, so you can take the right measures to treat it and prevent it from returning in the future. We will walk you through a few of the symptoms of hemorrhoids.

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Most people don't realize that hemorrhoids are categorized by level of severity, which ranges from first degree to fourth, and type, either internal or external. Internal hemorrhoids are characterized by not being visible without a medical exam. You should be able to treat your hemorrhoids with an anti-inflammatory from your local pharmacy if you don't get hemorrhoids often and if the symptoms don't cause extreme discomfort.

If you see a doctor, no worries about whether or not you'll find out because hemorroids can be detected and identified through an examination, assessing your particular symptoms, and other relevant information. In some cases, anoscopy is used, which is a lighted scope that can see into the anus and rectum. If your doctor verifies that you have hemorrhoids, he or she may advocate certain changes in your diet or lifestyle, and perhaps prescribe something to reduce any swelling. Hemorrhoids can be successfully managed in many people, but for those with the more difficult conditions, then surgery can be performed. Let's not forget about alternative medicine, and apparently some have success with using that approach.

Constipation can put a severe strain on your bowels, and if you have hemorrhoids, then they can become more inflammed, etc. There is inflammation with hemorrhoids, and so it naturally follows that additional pressure from straining will not be good for the inflammation. So the thing to be careful about is constipation, and if it occurs then take measures to alleviate the constipation. Constipation itself can have many causes, such as eating a poor diet and side effects from medication. People who are older often encounter hemorrhoids and constipation more often. The best course is to have your doctor assess your condition, and then you can pursue a course of action you like. You can try over the counter medications and natural remedies for constipation. However, always see your doctor if the condition shows no improvement.

The symptoms of hemorrhoids can be mild or severe. If you are sensitive to spicy foods, you should avoid them until your condition improves. Hemorrhoids are generally just an annoyance but be sure to see your doctor if the symptoms don't get better. Each case looks a little different, but these are the most common symptoms.

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