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What Are Hemorrhoids?

Most people have heard of the pain and agony that hemorrhoids can cause but many people are still not sure of exactly what they are.   So what are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are the veins within and around the rectum that have become swollen and stretched usually due to excessive pressure or straining. Hemorrhoids can occur internally […]


Common Hemorrhoid Symptoms

Hemorrhoids occur in upwards of fifty percent of the populations.  The most common signs are itching, irritation, soreness in the rectal area and bleeding after a bowel movement. Hemorrhoid symptoms will vary depending on whether the hemorrhoids are internal or external.  Internal hemorrhoids may be present for years with no symptoms at all.  When internal […]