External Hemorrhoid


@An thrombosed external hemorrhoid.!!

External hemorrhoids occur suddenly below the dentate line . They can be seen or felt as extra skin around the anus.

External hemorrhoids can sometimes become very distressing when the blood in the external hemorrhoid clots and inflammation irritates the nearby pain-sensitive skin. This condition is called an thrombosed external hemorrhoid and is quiet painful.

Over the course of one to two weeks, the body will usually dissolve the clot or it can break through the skin and bleed.

The thrombosed hemorrhoid is the only hemorrhoidal condition that is actually painful. It arises suddenly when a clot forms inside one of the hemorrhoid areas. There is a painful, grapelike protrusion. The pain level can vary from mild to extreme. Thrombosed hemmorhoids can be so extensive that they involve the anorectum . A thrombosed hemorrhoid is usually caused by straining, by a bout of constipation or diarrhea, or, occasionally, from severe physical exertion. The thing to remember is that thrombosed hemorrhoids will give rise to pain for a limited amount of time. They are not the cause of long-standing pain. An episode of thrombosed hemorrhoids will not persist longer than a few weeks.

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