Do I Have Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids is very common but rarely discussed. In fact, 75% of people in the U.S. will have symptoms of hemorrhoids at some point in their life but most will not seek treatment until the pain is unbearable. If you have any spotting on toilet tissue, itching, or if you think you might have hemorrhoids,  talk to your doctor to see if the Ultroid® Hemorrhoid Management System can help you. Some hemorrhoid symptoms could be an indication of more serious medical conditions, such as colon cancer, so please talk to your doctor.

 

 

What Is Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are bundles of swollen or enlarged veins in the rectum and/or anus.  Hemorrhoids can be internal (inside the anal canal and rectum) or external (on the outer part of the anus), or mixed (internal and external). Only your doctor can tell what type of hemorrhoids you have and if your hemorrhoids can be treated with the Ultroid® Hemorrhoid Management System.

  

Common Causes of HD

Some health conditions or occupations can increase hemorrhoid symptoms.

  • Pregnancy & Childbirth
  • Constipation & Diarrhea
  • Prolonged Toilet Sitting
  • Straining Poor Diet

 

Be Aware: Hemorrhoid Symptoms

If you are experience one or more symptom of hemorrhoids, contact your doctor.

  • Blood on toilet paper, in toilet or in stool after a bowel movement
  • Internal hemorrhoids may bulge out, or you may feel them bulging out
  • Anal itching

 

Talk To Your Doctor

Many people are embarrassed to discuss hemorrhoids, but hemorrhoids is a common health concern.

  • Don't suffer in silence, share your symptoms with your doctor
  • Discuss treatment options
  • Use our handy checklist to help you talk about this common ailment
  • Use our Find A Physician or view our List of Practicing Physicians to locate a doctor near you

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