Hemorrhoids, or also known as piles, are swollen or inflamed veins seen in the rectum or anus. This veins can get inflamed as a result of constipation, straining to pass stools, pregnancy, severe diarrhea, and after giving birth. Internal hemorrhoids develop inside the rectum, and external hemorrhoids develop around the anus.

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Does burning sensation and blood from rectum suggest anal fissures?

Query: Hello,I am a 23-year-old female and had a flexible sigmoidoscopy just a month ago because a little bright red blood was coming from my rectal area. I have a burning sensation when my stool is really hard, which is a problem in my case. When the doctor put the camera on during the sigmoidoscopy, he c...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. As far as your clinical history is concerned, you should not be worried. I suggest- 1. You must continue laxatives at bedtime for constipation. 2. You can apply Nifedipine cream at bedtime to relax the anal muscles. 3. Y...  Read Full »

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