What are the different types of hemorrhoids?

Internal hemorrhoids develop inside the anus. The most common symptoms are bleeding during movements or protrusion through the anus upon straining.

External hemorrhoids develop around the anus and can be very painful, especially if a blood clot develops within them. They can be felt as a firm lump or lumps around the anus.

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