An external haemorrhoid which is a protuberance from the anus causing itching and release of bright red blood when the person passes a stool. The anus can also become inflamed. And if a clot forms it becomes hard and very painful.
The good news is that the development of external haemorrhoids is harmless. The symptoms resolve over a few days on medical treatment and good lifestyle measures.
External haemorrhoids can be cared for easily. Consult a doctor as soon as the initial symptoms develop. © Phovoir