Hemorrhoids

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What is Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus. They can be inside the anus (internal), under the skin around the anus (external), or protruding from inside to outside of the anus.

What is it like to have Hemorrhoids?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Hemorrhoids and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Hemorrhoids patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hemorrhoids on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 267patients have this condition
  • 1new patients joined this month
  • 73say Hemorrhoids is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 29
30s 60
40s 64
50s 57
60s 30
70+ 6

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

61% Females
39% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 48
30-39 years 28
40-49 years 18
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 123
Not Diagnosed 37

These charts show data from Hemorrhoids patients who have completed their condition history
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