The specificity and sensitivity of these tests are comparable to those of the most commonly used test (Hemoccult ®) and ease of use is much higher.
Irritation, pain, bleeding ... hemorrhoids are suffering for millions of people. Yet few are those who dare to speak to their doctor. Doctissimo gives you the four main reasons to consult, even if this is difficult. Do not expect complications!
"I have a kind of ball at the anus, I do not know if I should go see my doctor because if it is anything it bothers me to show my privacy unnecessarily." This testimony on our forums is fairly representative of the psychological difficulties that you may encounter and should be overcome.
A diminished quality of life
The first reason that should lead you to your doctor, of course, is the discomfort caused by hemorrhoids. In the long run, signs hitherto discrete eventually worry every day, as we pointed out that other testimony: "For three weeks, I am dying of fear every time I go to the toilet. I bleed and feel pain inside and outside. To top it off I'm constipated. (...) I become more irritable and every day I dread the moment when it will "go"! ".
HémorroïdesUn the internet pseudonym edifying, 'I want to go!' Demand 'remedies grandmother "to avoid view when he suffers from internal hemorrhoids that do décongestionneront evidently not alone ... H Miracle
Are often minor inconvenience in the initial phase, but the lack of support - appropriate treatment (Antihaemorrhoidals premises), eviction predisposing factors such as constipation - most often causes an increase in signs, treatment is then heavy.
To make an accurate diagnosis
Bleeding, itching, perception of a ball, or a pain in the anus are often associated with hemorrhoidal disease. However, these signs may also be related to other problems, for example:
In case of bleeding, in the absence of apparent hemorrhoids must eliminate inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis). Cancer of the colon or rectum may also be revealed by loss of blood isolated;
The itching may be related to local infection, or eczema;
A lump in the anus is not necessarily vein, it may be called a mucosal prolapse, abnormal end of the rectum (prolapse), also increased by the effort. Rarely it can also be a cancerous nodule;
Anal pain can also be due to an infectious abscess, anal fissure, etc..