Symptoms may, however, depend on the location of the haemorrhoid (internal or external).
Other symptoms may include:
- Pain or discomfort in the anal area
- A lump that can be felt in or around the anus
- Difficulty maintaining anal hygiene
Reviewed by Dr Britta Dedekind, General Surgeon at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital. MBChB, FCS (SA), MMED (UCT). April 2018.