What are hemorrhoids?
Everyone has hemorrhoids! The anatomical term "hemorrhoids" actually refers to vascular cushions filled with blood vessels at the junction of the rectum and anus. The medical indication "hemorrhoids" means enlarged or inflamed blood vessels in the rectum and anus.
Medicine refers to the disease "hemorrhoids" when blood accumulates in these vascular cushions. The small arterial blood vessels of the structure expand and form knobbly protrusions in the mucous membrane. These cause pain during defecation.
If you suffer from hemorrhoids, treatment is advised.
The medical treatment of hemorrhoids depends on the stage of the disease. Hemorrhoids are divided into four degrees. In the initial stage or 1st degree, medication can be sufficient or band ligation is used, whereas in the advanced stage the disease is treated with surgery.