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Haemorrhoids refers to swollen and inflamed veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. Understanding haemorrhoid, recognising its symptoms and knowing the treatment options available may help you to manage the condition better.
Haemorrhoids respond well to treatment in most people. It may become a chronic problem in some people. Initially the symptoms are mild and they usually respond to treatment in a few days. But with each recurrence, the symptoms may last for a longer duration and can be more severe.
Haemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. It is a common problem in adults. There are two types of haemorrhoids - external and internal. Common symptoms of haemorrhoids include bleeding during bowel movements, itching, and rectal pain. Fortunately, many effective treatments are available for haemorrhoids.
Consult your doctor if you have one or more symptoms, such as bleeding during bowel movements, itching, and rectal pain suggestive of haemorrhoids. If you have haemorrhoids, consult your doctor if bleeding, pain and other symptoms continue after diet changes and medications.