signs of hemorrhoids

Signs of Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, which are also known as piles, are swollen veins in the rectal and anal area, and they can be very painful. Hemorrhoid symptoms can vary and can include the following:


  • Pain in the anal and rectal area
  • Throbbing and stinging
  • Itching
  • Burning sensation


  • Blood in the stool
  • Bright red blood on the toilet paper
  • Bleeding during bowel movements

Other Symptoms

  • Swelling near the anus
  • Sensitive area around the anus
  • Difficulty with bowel movements due to pain
  • Tender lump or lump near the anus

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms of hemorrhoids, you should consult with your doctor to get an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. Treatment options may include pain medications, topical creams, or in more severe cases, surgery.

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