Tag: Hemorrhoids

Bleeding Hemorrhoids And What To Do About Them

Hemorrhoids (pronounced HEM-uh-roids), are swollen veins in your anus and lower rectum. They are also called piles and are similar to varicose veins. Hemorrhoids have a number of causes, but most often, the cause is unknown, and they may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy. ...