How to Cure Bleeding Hemorrhoids

Blood on your toilet paper or stools? If so, there is a very good chance that bleeding hemorrhoids are the cause.  There is no need to panic, however, as this is a common hemorrhoids symptom. Even so, it should be noted that if the bleeding persists or if there is an excessive amount of blood, you should definitely see your doctor as this could be due to other ailments such as colon cancer, polyps, and colitis. The good news is that bleeding hemorrhoids are generally not serious and can … [Read more...]

Hemorrhoids Symptoms

The primary hemorrhoids symptoms are itchiness in and around the anus area, anal pain, and bloody stools or anal bleeding from bowel movements.  If you experience any of these symptoms then there is a very good chance that you have hemorrhoids.  It is always advisable to seek medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment, but these symptoms are commonly associated with hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are typically classified into two main groups: external hemorrhoids and internal … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best Hemorrhoid Cream, Gel, or Ointment

With all of the different hemorrhoid creams, gels, and ointments that are available on the market, it can be difficult for a person to know how to choose the best one for them. In short, selecting the best hemorrhoid cream depends on what kind of hemorrhoid you have, how severe it is (or they are), the type of skin you have, what kind of other health conditions you have, and lastly, whether you want to use a natural or pharmaceutical product. When thinking about a hemorrhoid treatment, … [Read more...]

Hemorrhoid Cream & Ointment

Hemorrhoid cream is usually the first treatment people turn to when trying to eliminate hemorrhoids.  This treatment method is very popular because hemorrhoid cream is easy to use, easy to get, and generally provides fast relief.  Moreover, many of the creams don’t require prescriptions and can be purchased over the counter at your local drugstore. What is Hemorrhoid Cream? In short, a hemorrhoid cream is a water based product that contains certain ingredients that help relieve symptoms … [Read more...]

External Hemorrhoids

External Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels around the lower part of the anus.  They can be felt as lumps or bulges around the external opening of the anus and can be painful as the skin around them is sensitive.  Most of the times, however, they are just bothersome protrusions that make hygiene and personal care difficult. Sometimes external hemorrhoids develop blood clots inside of them (a condition known as thrombosis). This can cause problems as thrombosis of an external hemorrhoid can … [Read more...]

What are Hemorrhoids?

In simple terms, hemorrhoids or “piles” are swollen veins in the anal canal. They can be very discomforting and painful, but the good news is that they are usually not serious…if properly treated. Basically, a hemorrhoid forms when a vein in the rectal area has swollen due to some kind of force or pressure (e.g. constipation, diarrhea, pregnancy, see more causes here). When there is too much pressure on the veins in the rectal area, hemorrhoids can form. Hemorrhoids come in two forms: … [Read more...]