Many people suffer from two different types of hemorrhoids, specifically internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids. Both are painful, uncomfortable and are a distraction to those inflicted.

External Hemorrhoids:  This type of hemorrhoids can be felt down In your lower region and are able to be located externally. By moving your finger towards your anus, it is possible to feel/diagnose them in that region.

This type of hemorrhoid is can very painful and itchy since it is in a easily agitated area that can be inflamed by mere movement. Many times the itchiness is only due to that skin irritation. Good hygiene, proper bathing and increased care to that specific area will help in with the speed of healing.

Internal Hemorrhoids: This type of hemorrhoids is not visible or external. A good indicator as to their existence is blood in your stool. Hemorrhoids are usually a cause associated with this type of issue.

The pain of external hemorrhoids is not nearly as painful as external hemorrhoids. These occur internally in an area that lacks pain receptors for the most part. This leads to the common issue of most people not be aware that they are even suffering from them for a while.

Unfortunately internal hemorrhoids can be a major cause pain and discomfort as they develop and can sometimes even be pushed outward into and external state. When this occurs, they are referred to as Prolapsed hemorrhoids. In this state there is commonly blood involved which can be concerning. Finally, when the blood supply to this hemorrhoid is cut off it will become caught by the sphincter muscle on the outside of the body. This is commonly referred to as a Strangulated hemorrhoid.

Both of these hemorrhoids are painful, and a nuisance to everyday living, they are treatable through proper care and aid. Start your road to healing today!