The hemorrhoids or also called piles are a venous condition that affects the veins of the hemorrhoidal plexus, which are dilated and swollen to the anus or lower rectum.
Actually, we all have hemorrhoids because they are normal formations of the body, but we generally mean by them to hemorrhoidal disease. We can cure hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids and symptoms vary from one area to another. Depending on their location classified hemorrhoids internal or external. The external hemorrhoids are usually asymptomatic, but can thromboses resulting in severe pain and itching or bleeding if ulcerated, bleeding hemorrhoids.
Symptoms of hemorrhoids
The most common symptoms that appear when hemorrhoids are pathological are:
- Anal itching
- Anemia secondary
- Thrombosis hemorrhoidal
- Anal pain
- Fecal incontinence
- Sensation of incomplete evacuation
- Itchy hemorrhoids
What is rectal bleeding?
It occurs when there is a bleeding slight observed to defecate in the form of bloody strands in the stool. It can also be seen splashing in the toilet or toilet paper bloodstained wiping. They usually include corticosteroids, local anesthetics alone or in combination with other active ingredients such as ephedrine, menthol, heparinoid dioxide, titanium, ruscogenins, zinc oxide, bismuth subglato, etc. The topical corticosteroids act eliminating inflammation and itching. Prolonged use and high doses to reduce side effects should be avoided. They are often used safe mode ,hydrocortisone.
The local anesthetics such as lidocaine or benzocaine get pain relief in a fast and absorption through intact skin is low .not the case if the skin is damaged. The ephedrine acts as a vasoconstrictor veins that nourish skin and mucosa. Heparinoids as sodium pentosan polysulfate , administered topically hemorrhoids, prevent the formation of thrombi. The menthol added in ointments antihemorrhoidal antipruritic and has a cooling effect. It provides feeling of freshness and is followed by an analgesic effect.