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Anal itching - early symptom of Hemorrhoids.

Anal itching is on the first signs of hemorrhoids. Before bowel movement you can experience tenderness and discomfort in the rectum. The anal itch could be accompanied by anal pain , anal bleeding or blood in the stool.

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Approximately half of the population in the USA will suffer from hemorrhoids at some point in life. Although hemorrhoids occur in almost everyone, they become large and cause problems in only 4 percent of the general population.

Formation of hemorrhoids

Veins in the rectum and anus are under considerable pressure whenever a stool is passed. Pushing or straining may cause veins in the rectal wall to lump, creating clusters of swollen, or dilated, veins called hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids can form anywhere inside the anal canal, while external hemorrhoids are visible, or just below, the opening of the anus.

If you notice a blood in stool for the first time - visit a doctor, even if you believe you have hemorrhoids. Colon polyps , colitis , Crohn's disease , and colorectal cancer can also cause anal bleeding. An exact diagnosis is essential. The blood in the stool caused by hemorrhoids is mostly bright red, but it could also be dark if it comes from the upper rectum caused by internal hemorrhoids. If you notice dark patches of blood in or on stool immediately call your doctor.

You can also read about the other symptoms of hemorrhoids to confirm the existence.
The most common symptoms of hemorrhoids are: blood in stool, anal bleeding, anal pain, bloody stool.

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> Symptoms of hemorrhoids:
      - blood in stool
      - anal pain
      - anal itching
      - anal bleeding
      - bloody stool
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