Hemorrhoids, external or internal:

The swollen veins outside the anus can be termed as Hemorrhoids or piles. Around 50% of grown-ups experience the indications of hemorrhoids by the age of 50.

Hemorrhoids can either be inner or outer. Internal hemorrhoids create inside the anus or rectum. Outer hemorrhoids create outside of the anus. Hemorrhoids are otherwise called piles.

External hemorrhoids are the most common and generally irksome. Hemorrhoids cause torment, serious tingling, and trouble sitting. Luckily, they're treatable.

What Are The Manifestations Of Hemorrhoids?

Signs and symptoms of hemorrhoids include:

  • outrageous tingling around the anus
  • disturbance and torment around the anus
  • a bothersome or difficult knot or growing close to your anus
  • fecal spillage
  • agonizing bowel developments
  • blood on the tissue subsequent to having a bowel development

Despite the fact that hemorrhoids are excruciating, they aren't perilous and regularly disappear all alone without treatment.

On the off chance that you at any point have bleeding or dark bowel developments, notwithstanding, you should see your physician. Bleeding can be brought about by some different option from hemorrhoids and should be assessed.

What Are The Risky Factors Of Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids can be given hereditarily from parent to kid, so if your folks had hemorrhoids, you're bound to get them. Steady hard work, corpulence, or other consistent strain on your body can expand your danger for hemorrhoids.

Hemorrhoids may create in the event that you strain while you're having or attempting to have a bowel development, regardless of whether this is on the grounds that you're encountering the runs or blockage, or are perched on the latrine excessively long. Butt-centric sex can likewise irritate hemorrhoids.


The doctor may suggest getting an elastic band ligation. This methodology includes the specialist slicing off course to hemorrhoid by putting an elastic band around it.

This makes loss of flow hemorrhoids, compelling them to shrivel. This system should just be performed by a clinical expert. Try not to attempt this without help from anyone else.

In the event that elastic band ligation isn't a choice for your situation, your PCP may perform infusion treatment or sclerotherapy.

Hemorrhoids, external or internal: 

Hemorrhoids refer to swollen veins in the rectal or anal area. They can occur either internally or externally, and are a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Hemorrhoids can cause discomfort, pain, and itching, and can be a source of embarrassment for some individuals. There are two types of hemorrhoids: internal and external.

Internal hemorrhoids develop inside the rectum, while external hemorrhoids form outside the anus.


The causes of hemorrhoids include:

  • Straining during bowel movements
  • Chronic constipation or diarrhea
  • Pregnancy
  • Aging
  • Obesity
  • Sitting for prolonged periods
  • Low-fiber diet
  • Heavy lifting
  • Genetics


The Symptoms of internal and external hemorrhoids can include:

  • Internal hemorrhoids:
  • Bleeding during bowel movements
  • Painless rectal bleeding
  • Prolapse or protrusion through the anus
  • Itching or irritation in the anal region
  • Discomfort or pain
  • External hemorrhoids:
  • Pain or discomfort around the anus
  • Swelling around the anus
  • Itching or irritation in the anal region
  • Thrombosis (blood clot)


The diagnosis of internal and external hemorrhoids typically involves:

  • Physical examination of the anus and rectum
  • Digital rectal exam
  • Anoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy (if necessary)
  • Stool tests to rule out infections or other causes of rectal bleeding

VA Disability Compensation Ratings for Hemorrhoids

Description Percentage

With persistent bleeding and with secondary anemia, or with fissures

Description Percentage

Large or thrombotic, irreducible, with excessive redundant tissue, evidencing frequent recurrences

Description Percentage

Mild or moderate



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