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hemorrhoid

[′hem‚rȯid]
(medicine)
A varicosity of the external hemorrhoidal veins, causing painful swelling in the anal region.
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The doctor places one or two tiny rubber bands around the bottom of the internal haemorrhoid, cutting off the circulation and causing the haemorrhoid to shrink and fall off within a week.
If you see Tigger indulging in more than the usual tail chasing, scooting, licking and biting near the anal area, haemorrhoids could be the problem.
Haemorrhoids classically present with bright red painless bleeding.
However, there are a range of treatments available to treat haemorrhoids, from small changes to your diet and daily routine, right through to surgical operations.
Sometimes these prolapsed haemorrhoids become so large that they will constantly remain outside the anus.
But there are compelling reasons for EH which cannot be met by PPH, including acutely incarcerated and thrombosed haemorrhoids, presence of gangrene, the need for limited haemorrhoidectomy and the presence of numerous skin tags.
The family of the late country music legend Johnny Cash is outraged at a plan to use his song Ring of Fire in an advertisement for haemorrhoid cream.
Just last week market research in America revealed that haemorrhoid cream is the most popular item trousered by shoplifters.
Using a short tube called a proctoscope, your doctor grasps the haemorrhoid with forceps and attaches a rubber band around the base using a banding instrument.
A HAEMORRHOIDS, or piles as they are commonly known, are a painful and often embarrassing condition.
Anything that causes an increase in lower abdominal pressure will cause haemorrhoids.
A HAEMORRHOIDS or piles as they are commonly known, are a painful and often embarrassing condition which often tends to run in families and is certainly related to western diet - one generally low in fibre.