Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus.
Rectal lump; Piles; Lump in the rectum
Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting.
The most common cause is straining during bowel movements.
Hemorrhoids may be...Read more