Hemorrhoids are one of the most common diseases of the rectum that about 50% of people will experience it once. The cause of the disease can be caused by pressure and stretching in the anal area that leads to the rupture of the hemorrhoids in this area. Following hemorrhoids, blood vessels in the area become swollen and inflamed.
What are Bleeding hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids with bleeding are a type of hemorrhoids that the patient will experience severe bleeding during that time. Bleeding is sometimes associated with defecation. But in some cases, Normally, the patient also experiences severe bleeding. Complications of bleeding hemorrhoids are anemia and iron deficiency. As a result, the priority of treatment for the disease is intensified. Hemorrhoids with bleeding occur when the blood vessels of the anal area are pressurized and stretched and the blood comes out of them.
Types of bleeding hemorrhoids
Internal hemorrhoids: In this case, inflammation of the blood vessels occurs in the internal veins of the rectum (4 cm from the end of the colon). And the patient will experience fewer signs and symptoms of the disease. The bleeding is internal and the patient will not know about it.
External hemorrhoids: In this case, the capillaries and veins of the external parts of the anus become elongated and inflamed, and the patient experiences more symptoms of hemorrhoids. He has severe pain and will see tangible appendages in the anal hole. Anal bleeding is severe in external blood hemorrhoids.
Symptoms of bleeding hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids are one of the diseases whose symptoms are easily recognizable. But keep in mind that other anal diseases such as colon cancer have symptoms similar to hemorrhoids. So recommended, If you see any symptoms, See your doctor for a diagnosis. Here are some of the most important symptoms of the disease:
- Excretion of clear blood at the time of defecation or afterward ( This blood is released separately along with the stool)
- Pain in the anus that can be exacerbated by bowel movement
- Burning sensation and itching in the anal area
- Inflammation and swelling around the anal area
- Protuberance around the anal area
- Mucus discharge
- Removal of viscous material during stool disposal
- Feeling incomplete excretion of stool
Treatment of bleeding hemorrhoids
As we mentioned, hemorrhoids cause anemia due to significant blood loss. So it needs immediate treatment. Currently, hemorrhoids treatment has several options but you should note that hemorrhoids with bleeding are an advanced type of hemorrhoids which in addition to urgent treatment requires definitive treatment. The most convenient and effective treatment method is laser treatment. Here are some ways to treat hemorrhoids with blooding:
Medication cannot be considered as a definitive treatment for this disease although in some cases the use of the drug is involved in the treatment of hemorrhoids, this treatment can only be used as a remedy to relieve symptoms of the disease, Such as pain, bleeding, anal itching and burning. Some of the most commonly used drugs are:
- Antibiotics: Eliminates germs in the anus that can aggravate the disease.
- Painkillers: Relieve the pain of the patient.
- Anti-Inflammation: Stops the inflammation and burning of the anal area.
- Laxatives: Prevents constipation and increases the severity of the disease.
Treatment in traditional medicine,
Treatment of hemorrhoids using traditional medicine will not work but in some cases, it can reduce the rate of inflammation and other symptoms or effective in the treatment of bleeding hemorrhoids. Traditional medicine is often used when the patient is afraid of surgery because of the pain and subsequent problems and it’s not willing to pay for faster laser treatment. If these techniques are combined with effective treatments for this disease, it can be a helpful factor in speeding up the treatment process. Here are some ways to treat bleeding hemorrhoids in traditional medicine:
- Apple vinegar: Apple vinegar has anti-inflammatory properties that can be effective in the treatment of hemorrhoids. For this purpose, you can add apple cider vinegar to a tub of warm water and sit there for a few minutes. Or prepare and drink a mixture of apple cider vinegar and honey.
- Coconut juice: Drinking coconut juice at least twice a day can be effective in improving bleeding. Coconut juice will treat your hemorrhoids without any side effects.
- Aloe vera: Drinking aloe vera juice of 4 tablespoons a day can help treat hemorrhoids. You can also use aloe vera as a salve on hemorrhoids.
- Garlic: Garlic is one of the foods whose antimicrobial properties can be effective in the treatment of hemorrhoids. To do this, you need to crush some garlic and pour into some water, Then impregnated the cotton and put on the hemorrhoids.
- Changing diet: Use of fiber-rich foods and including them in the diet helps cure the disease as quickly as possible. Using fiber-rich foods helps to prevent constipation, which is one of the main causes of hemorrhoids. From fiber foods, we can refer to a variety of fruits, fresh vegetables, bread, and cereals.
- Increasing physical activity: Performing light exercise, such as walking during the day, can improve bowel function and rid you of hemorrhoids.
- Drink plenty of water: Drinking too much water can help improve bowel function and soften stools. It will also prevent constipation.
- Hot tubs: Sitting in a hot tub for a few minutes a day can be effective in treating your hemorrhoids.
- Avoiding prolonged sitting in the toilet
- Avoiding alcoholic beverages and drugs
- Avoiding caffeine
- Weight loss
- Avoiding standing up and sitting for a long time