A thrombosed external hemorrhoid is where an external hemorrhoid develops a blood clot within itself. This clot then restricts free blood flow from both the external hemorrhoid itself and from the surrounding tissues.
A blood clot hemorrhoid is probably one of the most uncomfortable and painful forms of haemorrhoids that you can be affected by. They are characterized by one or more swollen lumps around the anus that are very sensitive to the touch. This can make passing bowel movements extremely difficult and it is not uncommon for […]
Thrombosed hemorrhoids occur when the vein of an external hemorrhoid develops a blood clot. Thus thrombosed hemorrhoids are often called blood clot hemorrhoids. You can usually distinguish a thrombosed external hemorrhoid from other external hemorrhoids because they are swollen, lumpy and extremely painful. If the pain is bad, but not bad enough to seek medical […]