Internal Hemorrhoids

Internal hemorrhoids are simply hemorrhoids that are inside your rectum.  They are often small and most people don’t even know that they have them. Internal hemorrhoids can get large and painful, however, if they are not treated. Untreated internal hemorrhoids can lead to a severe form of hemorrhoids called prolapsed hemorrhoids.  This is when the hemorrhoid pulls down a part of the lining of the rectum, loses its normal anchor, and gets pushed outside the anus.  The prolapsed hemorrhoid can … [Read more...]