Internal Hemroid or External?

Painful, swollen lumps which are located around the anus are called external hemroids. In determining and identifying an  internal hemroid you need to check for certain symptoms which can give you telltale signs that you indeed have them. An internal hemroid is not always painful, but the itchiness and discomfort can become unbearable. There are five main symptoms of internal hemroid which you need to check for.internal hemroid

Symptoms of Internal Hemroid

  • Bleeding – Whether in the stool, on toilet paper, on underwear or in the toilet bowl, bleeding is a symptom of internal hemroid. The anal canal walls are usually smooth, but with protruding hemorrhoids, this can cause lesions and fissures to occur. The skin breaks and blood is excreted.
  • Incomplete bowel movements – If the feces cannot fully leave the rectum, it can be a sign that you have an internal hemroid. This can not only be uncomfortable but it can lead to internal infections and requires treatment.
  • The feeling of an incomplete bowel movement – This is slightly different from the last symptom because if the internal hemroid is large enough it can place pressure on the anal walls, making you think you are not fully done defecating. This can cause you to strain unnecessarily resulting in further problems.
  • Anal itching – Itching is a very common symptom of internal hemroid. It can become irritated quite easily and as a result a mucus is excreted which, when it gets on the skin is incredibly itchy. If the hemorrhoid does not allow the sphincter to close properly it can allow intestinal fluid to leak and cause even more itching. It is good practice to quickly use some natural hemorrhoid treatments when you first feel the itching as the discomfort needs to be treated. Any itching would cause the problem to worsen and a downward spiral of pain would ensue.
  • Prolapsing hemmeroids – If you have internal hemroid you can sometimes feel a lump protruding from your anus. Treatment is vital at this stage as it can lead to more severe grading of hemorrhoids. Infections, thrombosis and gangrene can all occur should the problem worsen.

If any of these should happen, seeing a doctor is vitally important. Only they can determine if you definitely have an  internal hemroid. Some people never even know they have them, choosing to ignore the telltale signs that suggest otherwise. Catching internal hemorrhoids early is paramount in reducing the chances of the problem worsening.

Internal Hemroid Treatment

With less irritation and aggravation, the internal hemeroid can be treated quickly and efficiently to reduce the severity of the problem. Should you feel any of the symptoms, get checked out immediately and remember to use a natural hemorrhoidal treatment such as a sitz bath. This will reduce the swelling and the chances of infection occurring.

By increasing your fiber intake in your daily diet and drinking plenty of water, around eight glass each day, you are allowing the digestion of food and its transit through your system to naturally and far easier. This will reduce the risk of developing an internal hemroid and prevent them from reappearing. Natural hemorrhoid treatments are very safe to use and an effective home hemorrhoids treatment for internal hemroid.

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