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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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Moreover, the study had no data regarding internal hemorrhoids. Therefore, further prospective studies involving data on internal hemorrhoids in children are needed to substantiate our findings.
For bothersome internal hemorrhoids, the physician may recommend another type of office-based procedure, such as rubber band ligation, in which tiny rubber bands placed at the base of the hemorrhoid cut off its circulation, causing it to shrivel and fall off.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The internist couldn't have diagnosed internal hemorrhoids by digital exam alone unless the hemorrhoids were prolapsing.
Our study found that (1) the prevalence of colonoscopic lesions in veterans with traumatic SCI was high (93%); (2) the lesion types were mainly diverticulae, internal hemorrhoids, and polyps; and (3) the incidence of total colonoscopic lesions increased with age in groups of veterans with and without SCI who had GI complaints.
Medicated pads (Tucks) containing witch hazel can reduce the pain and swelling of external hemorrhoids when used before a sitz bath, but they won't help internal hemorrhoids.
Bright red blood in stool, on toilet paper or in the toilet bowl are telltale signs of internal hemorrhoids.
The only sign you may notice from internal hemorrhoids is bright red blood on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowl.
More than 90% of cases of hemorrhoids can be treated successfully without surgery in a surgeon's office or clinic, and rubber band ligation is the preferred treatment for internal hemorrhoids, says rectal surgeon Eugene P.
Frequently, the only sign that internal hemorrhoids exist is bright red blood that appears on the surface of the stool, in the toilet bowl, or on the toilet paper.
This technique is used only for internal hemorrhoids. Sometimes a chemical is injected around the vein to shrink the hemorrhoid.
Keywords: Internal hemorrhoids, Rubber band ligation, Sclerotherapy, Symptoms severity score.
The superior rectal artery and its branching pattern with regard to its clinical influence on ligation techniques for internal hemorrhoids. Am J Surg.