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Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid Perianal Thrombosis – Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid One in two adults older than fifty have already suffered from thrombosed external hemorrhoid. Nevertheless, this subject is unknown, even taboo. Let us take a closer look. What Is Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid? In a corridor between the veins and arteries, in the anal tract, are located hemorrhoids, everyone has them. When an abnormal and permanent enlargement of the veins in this zone occurs, it leads to a pathological state of the hemorrhoids, namely piles. Normally, they do not last unless a thrombosis formation (= clot) in the vein which then creates a painful bluish swelling ranging from a small pea size to a golf ball size in very extreme cases, occurs. This is a peri-anal accumulation of blood with swelling, but without blood loss. According to the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, thrombosed external hemorrhoid is characterized by a painful swelling at the anal opening that occurs suddenly. One in two adults older than fifty have already suffered from thrombosed external hemorrhoid. Nevertheless, this subject is unknown, even taboo. Let us take a closer look. What Is Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid? In a corridor between the veins and arteries, in the anal tract, are located hemorrhoids, everyone has them. When an abnormal and permanent enlargement of the veins in this zone occurs, it leads to a pathological state of the hemorrhoids, namely piles. Causes of Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid It usually has something to do with internal hemorrhoids although there could possibly be other causes: • An increase in pressure in the abdomen that prevents the blood stream to run, pregnancy and childbirth are good examples • bowel problems, particularly constipation • Laxative abuse: some laxatives and suppositories and enemas mainly used for constipation or diarrhea • Little to no mobility: mainly standing for too long or prolonged sitting • Some food and especially spices, alcohol, coffee, tea etc… and a diet with too little fiber • Too heavy or repeated physical exertion can cause piles (horse riding, cycling …..) • Dehydration (dehydration) • Decreased elasticity of the skin around the hemorrhoids area • Diseases of the digestive system or the liver may involve a downstream blood flow In general, any excessive pressure, exerted on the haemorrhoids, a congestion (blood retention) can bring external hemorrhoids about.

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Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid Perianal Thrombosis – Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid Symptoms of Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid prevent hemorrhoids in everyday life: • Avoid any factor that can flare up of hemorrhoids: excessive standing or sitting position, great physical exertion, dehydration … • Avoid sitting on the toilet for too long to force the stool out. • Avoid eating constipating diet (white rice, tapioca, cooked carrots, quince jelly, bananas, chocolate, …), alcohol and spices. • Eat foods rich in fiber (bran, brown bread, plums, spinach, oranges, etc.) and perhaps take a fiber supplement. • Take enough exercise (walking etc) to avoid constipation. • Drink lots of fluids (water, juice, soup, etc.). • Some plants have venotone properties: Indian chestnut, witch hazel, red grape vine, cypress, ginkgo biloba, … In conclusion In general, benign external hemorrhoids, are usually caused by constipation. Besides a very painful thrombosis, there are rarely complications. It is also certainly not a disease about which you should be ashamed. Do not hesitate to talk about a thrombosed external hemorrhoid and to consult a specialist if the symptoms persist so as to eliminate other more serious diseases.

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Perianal thrombosis - Thrombosed External Hemorrhoid