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Hemorrhoids Symptoms & Types

You should see a doctor if you have any rectal bleeding, even if it is a small amount on the toilet tissue. Even though hemorrhoids are one of the most common causes of bleeding, other more serious bowel conditions can cause bleeding, so get a diagnosis from your doctor.

When to See a Doctor

The most common hemorrhoid symptoms include:

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Anal pain
  • Anal itching
  • Feeling of rectal fullness
  • Bulging tissue from the rectum
  • Difficulty cleaning after a bowel movement
  • Soiling of underwear