What are hemorrhoids for?
Hemorrhoids are lowered anal pads whose function is precise control of the stool. Without hemorrhoids we would not be able to keep the winds and stool.
How often do people have problems with hemorrhoids?
It is estimated that more than 50% of people have certain problems with hemorrhoids during their lifetime.
What are the causes of hemorrhoids?
- Hard stools and diarrhea
- Prolonged sitting on the toilet
- Hard physical work
- Prolonged sitting / standing
- Family preference
- Older age
What are the symptoms (difficulties) of hemorrhoids?
- The appearance of light red blood on toilet paper or in a stool
- brown or bloody discharge from the anus (underwear stains)
- feeling of fullness in the anus
Degrees of hemorrhoidal disease
Stupnjevi unutrašnjih hemoroida:
Small, initial hemorrhoids, which do not protrude from the anal canal. Problems: Minor bleeding, occasional burning and itching.
Hemorrhoids bulge during bowel movements, but return spontaneously to the anal canal. Problems : occasional bleeding, burning, itching, feeling full.
Hemorrhoids are constantly outside the anus, but can be returned to the anal canal with the help of your fingers. Problems : occasional bleeding, burning, itching, feeling full, brown or bloody discharge on underwear, “external” hemorrhoids in the form of pendants.
Hemorrhoids are constantly outside the anus, they cannot return to the anal canal. Complaints : constant discomfort and pain, frequent bleeding regardless of stool, brown or bloody discharge on the underwear, the presence of large external hemorrhoids.
When and should I go to the doctor because of hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids DO NOT require urgent examination (eg within 24 hours), but any appearance of blood in the stool, burning, itching, pain, may indicate the presence of another disease such as fistula, fissure, condyloma , cancer …
Self-medication with various drugs can be ineffective (throwing money away), but also exacerbate the ailments, and most importantly, valuable time can be lost to start cancer treatment on time.
A doctor’s appointment is a must!
Famous people with hemorrhoidal problems
Pharaoh Mikerinos, Martin Luther, Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor Francis Joseph, Jimmy Carter, Elizabeth Taylor …