As the name indicates, internal hemorrhoids affect internal rectal region. This section of our site will provide basic information about the causes, symptoms and methods of treatments used for treating internal hemorrhoids. However, your physician will be able to give more guidance to you on this aspect than us.
Internal hemorrhoids occur inside the anal canal (rectum) and are usually caused by too much straining (bearing down to pass stools). You can't feel the occurrence of internal hemorrhoids at inside area of rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are nothing but clotting of blood in varicose veins of inner rectal region. Basically, what happens is that the veins lining the walls of the rectum become enlarged (engorged with too much blood - varicose veins) and bulge out. An internal hemorrhoid can sometimes bleed, but rectal bleeding of any kind should be examined right away. At times, internal hemorrhoids enlarge to the extent that the lumps come out of anus. This stage is called as prolapsed internal hemorrhoids, and sometimes people mistaken them with external hemorrhoids.
You can treat your internal hemorrhoids using different available methods. The procedures are injection sclerotherapy, laser coagulation, infrared photocoagulation, rubber band ligation, and the hemorrhoidectomy. Those three and an additional two types of hemorrhoid surgery (injection sclerotherapy and rubber band ligation) are used. The doctor will perform these procedures during an office or hospital visit. Remedy that is best achieved with lots of fiber and water in a diet.
People always do typos when they are looking for internal hemorrhoids, so if you got on this page, that could be because you typed one of the following: intenal, intenral, interal, interanl, internl, intrnal, iternal, nternal. In the left we have a copyright free picture of internal hemorrhoids.