Internal and External Hemorrhoids

Internal and External Hemorrhoids

Internal and External Hemorrhoids

Picture of internal and external hemorrhoids

Internal hemorrhoids develop inside the anal canal. External hemorrhoids develop near the anal opening. Both types can occur at the same time.

Current as of: April 15, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review:

Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine

Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine

Kenneth Bark MD - General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery