Hemorrhoid is a term used to describe the inflammation and swelling of blood vessels
in the rectum and anal areas of the body. Hemorrhoids are very painful and uncomfortable;
they require immediate treatment and relief.
The treatment for hemorrhoids can vary according to how bad it is. One thing is for
certain, if you have hemorrhoids, it would be best to have it treated immediately
to save yourself from the unnecessary pain, discomfort and stress that it brings.
Of course, understanding the nature and symptoms of hemorrhoids will help you take
care of this problem.
All About Hemorrhoid Bleeding
Internal and External - Bleeding Hemorrhoids
External hemorrhoids are easy to rupture. In fact, these swollen vessels are very
sensitive to even the slightest amounts of pressure. This is why it is recommended
that you take extra care when moving around, sitting or lying down.
Bleeding is hard to avoid, if anything, it is an expected part of having external
It does also happen for internal hemorrhoids, but only rarely. Once it does, make
sure you follow your doctor’s instructions on what to do. Ruptured vessels can be
easily infected with bacteria so be sure to treat the area with topical medicine.
Your doctor may also recommend some antibiotics depending on your situation.
Bleeding is known to cause additional stress on people suffering from hemorrhoids.
This is because bleeding reminds the patient that they are sick. The hemorrhoids
themselves cause severe discomfort and pain. Suppositories, medicines and creams
may help alleviate the pain or numb the itchiness, if the patient is distracted enough,
they can manage to take their minds and attention away from their condition.
However, bleeding often occurs when the patient is undertaking an activity meant
to distract their minds. This then causes an emotional relapse which depresses the
patient. A solution to this would be to properly inform the patient about the causes
of bleeding and help them feel more comfortable with the situation.
When bleeding occurs, patients often feel the need to get immediate medical attention.
While bleeding does require medical attention, it creates an unneeded sense of urgency
which might make the patient impatient or irrational. These kinds of behavior are
to be expected from a patient suffering from the stress induced by hemorrhoids.
Prolonged discomfort and pain in the rectal area is very hard to tolerate even for
the most patient of people. The additional sense of emotional hurt also stems from
the fact that hemorrhoids occur in the rectal and anal area. Addressing these issues
also helps the patient deal with the situation better.
Causes Of Bleeding Hemorrhoids
Ways To Stop Bleeding Hemorrhoids
In more ways than one, prevention is indeed much better than a cure. Bleeding hemorrhoids
and hemorrhoids altogether, is best avoided in the first place.
Doctors recommend that by drinking fluids and taking in the right amount of fiber,
people will able to stabilize the creation of soft stool that helps prevent hemorrhoids.
Other recommended actions include choosing the right kind of clothes that keep the
strain away from the rectal area, this means avoiding very tight fitted underwear.
These are actually simple practical things you can do so that you will not have to
suffer from bleeding hemorrhoids.