Hemorrhoids are one of the common ailments experienced by many people around the world and one can develop this kind of ailment due to many causes. Although hemorrhoids are not quite dangerous, when taken lightly and not properly treated, they can become serious and can cause pain and discomfort for the person suffering from hemorrhoids.
There are two main categories of hemorrhoids such as internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids. External hemorrhoids occurs when the veins in the outer area of the anal canal are suffering from inflammation and swelling. These hemorrhoids could develop into thrombosed external hemorrhoids and this is very painful for the person who is suffering this kind of condition. This is a type of hemorrhoid that occurs from the outer skin in the anus that has developed a blood clot. Because of the blood clot, there is a blockage to the flow of the blood to the surrounding tissues and into the hemorrhoids.
Some hemorrhoids which have developed in the treaties may disappear in time if properly treated. On the other hand, when an external hemorrhoid develops a clot and becomes a thrombosed external hemorrhoid, it blocks the cell toxins causing it to see into the surrounding area of the hemorrhoids therefore causing severe inflammation and pain, when this happens, the person may suffer extreme pain and discomfort due to the inflation and swelling.
There are many causes of thrombosed external hemorrhoids. As mentioned before, it is a form of hemorrhoid that develops a clot. Constipation is one of the most common causes of hemorrhoids because it causes training during bowel movement. When training happens, there is a pressure on the anal walls causing it to stretch to an intensive level therefore causing swelling and inflammation which can develop to hemorrhoids. Pregnancy is also a common cause for the occurrence hemorrhoids. It could develop during and after the pregnancy.
When these hemorrhoids develop into thrombosis or what we know as thrombosed external hemorrhoids, the most common symptom would be the pain it inflicts. Other symptoms of thrombosed hemorrhoids are itchiness in the anus, burning, swelling of the affected area and inflammation. Thrombosed external hemorrhoids are usually reddish and purplish in color with blue or black tint due to the blood clot which appears underneath the skin.
There are many treatments to cure these kinds of hemorrhoids and these can vary depending on nature of the case. Aside from surgery, there are also topical and natural remedies to treat thrombosed external hemorrhoids. One of the common natural method to sooth hemorrhoids and treat the pain is taking a sitz bath. The person can do this by taking a warm bath and sitting on the warm water to sooth the pain. Another option would be to apply ice on the affected area for a regular time. If natural remedies are not working or not effective enough to sooth the pain, the person should consult a doctor to ask for the proper and effectives of treatment.