What is haemorrhoids ?

Hemorrhoids- considered to be a disease of the digestive system.

Classified as a condition in which the veins around the anus or lower rectum are swollen and inflamed, and a condition where the lower rectum (large intestine) can protrude out of the anus causing extreme sensitivity, including pain, inflammation, and sometimes bleeding.

Most commonly caused by excessive straining while eliminating bowels, also can be caused by; pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation or diarrhea, and anal intercourse.


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