Bleeding hemorrhoids is a problem many people are not familiarwith, so we will focus on this issue and shed some light on it. This is not acondition that will endanger your life but it needs to be treated nonetheless, since it can lead to some serious complications. Other diseases can causethe hemorrhoids and blood in the stool, so it is best to see a doctor if one ofthese problems appear. Treatment involving usage of jellies, gels and ointmentsare not advised, since the source of the problem is usually located in theanus's inner area and this kind of treatment will not prove successful, but itcan give success for treating external hemorrhoids. There are some more seriousconditions, like bleeding or anemia, which can be developed due to bleeding causedby hemorrhoids, but they are very rare. Also, these serious problems may becaused by colon or rectal cancer as well.
In some cases, bleeding hemorrhoids need surgery, but this can be avoided withthe help from Hydrocortisone creams that can reduce discomfort, swelling anditching caused by external hemorrhoids. This over-the-counter medication creamcan be used for internal hemorrhoids, but the results will probably appear afterseveral weeks. As we have said, surgery can eliminate the problem of bleedinghemorrhoids and rubber band ligation is one of such surgeries. The blood supplyof the hemorrhoids is cut off with the small rubber band, which is wrappedaround the bleeding hemorrhoids. The hemorrhoids can also be removed from theanal tissue, but this is a different surgery that demands sutures which willcause the bleeding to stop. Bleeding hemorrhoids can be treated with a lasersurgery that cauterizes the blood vessels located in the hemorrhoid. Infectionrisks are lower and the pain is lesser if you decide to do this kind ofsurgery.
There are some natural products that can be used for the treatment and they have far less risks involved. Mullein is the first remedy we will mention and it hassoothing and astringent effect. Flowers and leaves give this extract theseproperties, which can also sooth inflamed and irritated skin, and it is verysafe to use. Cayenne pepper has capsaicin, which can relieve itching and paindue to the effect on the sensory nerves. Problem we are talking about in thistext can also be treated with this remedy quite successfully andefficiently. Bioflavonoids in the bilberry can improve the circulation of bloodand by this, affect the hemorrhoids and treat them. Aesecin has anti-edema andanti-inflammatory abilities and it can be found in horse chestnut. It canmake the vein wall stronger, reduce pain and swelling, but it can also be toxic. Seea doctor before you start to use this extract. Butcher’s broom is a naturalextract with properties similar to steroids called neuroscogenins andruscogenins.