Hemorrhoids

Rectal lump; Piles; Lump in the rectum

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anus or lower part of the rectum.

Hemorrhoids

The most common causes of hemorrhoids are straining at bowel movements, prolonged sitting and pregnancy. Internal hemorrhoids occur above the anal sphincter, and external hemorrhoids occur below, outside the anal canal.

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The rectum is the final portion of the large intestine. It empties stool from the body through the anus.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention