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Diagnosis 4 Hemorrhoids

Diagnosis 4 Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids have been diagnosed for centuries (see here), but the disease is misunderstood greatly.  This is because most people don’t fully understand the area and the diseases that are associated with it.  Over ten million people in the United States have been diagnosed with hemorrhoids.  Almost a third of them seek medical treatment.  The rate […]

What are Hemorrhoids?

What are Hemorrhoids?

When someone has a hemorrhoid problem, they are going to be very uncomfortable and will have to do something in order to take care of this annoyance.  Having hemorrhoids means that a person has a condition in which the veins around the anus or lower rectum are swollen and inflamed.  This may result in the […]

Hemorrhoids or Piles Are Ugly Expressions of an Ailment

Hemorrhoids or Piles Are Ugly Expressions of an Ailment

Hemorrhoids or piles are ugly expressions of an ailment. The condition of varicosity or swelling and inflammation of veins in the rectum and anus is known as hemorrhoids.  It is also known as “haemorrhoids” or piles. The two most common types of hemorrhoids are external hemorrhoids and internal hemorrhoids. External hemorrhoids:  External hemorrhoids occur outside […]

Hemorrhoid Or Anal Fissure?

Hemorrhoid Or Anal Fissure?

Hemorrhoid or anal fissure? Either one is a very painful condition. Some people who have anal fissures think their pain is caused by hemorrhoids and some who have hemorrhoids mistakenly think they suffer from an anal fissue. Here we’ll try to explain the difference. An anal fissure is, simply stated, a small tear or cut […]

History of Hemorrhoids

History of Hemorrhoids

The first known mention in the history of hemorrhoids is from a 1700 BC Egyptian papyrus, which advises: “… Thou shouldest give a recipe, an ointment of great protection; acacia leaves, ground, triturated and cooked together. Smear a strip of fine linen there-with and place in the anus, that he recovers immediately.” In 460 BC, […]