This material must not be used for commercial purposes, or in any hospital or medical facility. Failure to comply may result in legal action. Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Jun 19, Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels inside your rectum internal hemorrhoids or on your anus external hemorrhoids. Sometimes a hemorrhoid may prolapse.
Hemorrhoids — swollen veins in or around the anus or lower rectum — are a common problem that many people experience but few openly discuss. If you have hemorrhoids, there are things you can do. Many people will develop some form of hemorrhoid before age 50, he says. Fact: People can develop hemorrhoids at any age. Kimbrough says.
Background: Normal anal vein-containing-cushions are located in the wall of the rectum and anus and may become enlarged symptomatically and displaced to the distal of the anal canal and form the hemorrhoids. Multiple predisposing factors have been proposed for hemorrhoid development. Hypothesis: We hypothesized that frequent and lengthy masturbation is a predisposing factor for development of hemorrhoid. Rarionable and Discussion: During masturbation, impaired venous return and consequently congestion of blood in the anal cushions and engorgement of the hemorrhoid plexus occurs.