What Are Hemorrhoids? - Symptoms, Causes & Treatment


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What kind of hemorrhoids form on the skin around the anus?

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1. Which of the following can cause hemorrhoids to develop?

2. Hemorrhoids are common in pregnant women and people over the age of ___.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hemorrhoids are certainly bothersome for those affected by them, but there are a number of options sufferers can use to get relief. The questions in this quiz and worksheet will give you the chance to assess your understanding of the characteristics of hemorrhoids. The quiz covers multiple topics, including the terms for a minor surgical procedure used to treat hemorrhoids and internal hemorrhoids that have been pushed outside of the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Review the following with our assessment tools:

  • Internal hemorrhoids that are pushed outside of the body
  • Causes of hemorrhoids
  • Groups of people hemorrhoids are common in
  • A minor surgical procedure that cuts off circulation to the ends of a hemorrhoid
  • The type of hemorrhoids that form around the anus

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hemorrhoid treatment and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the causes of hemorrhoids
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the groups of people who are most vulnerable to hemorrhoids

Additional Learning

To study more concepts related to hemorrhoids, review the accompanying lesson titled What Are Hemorrhoids? - Symptoms, Causes & Treatment. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what hemorrhoids are and the causes of them
  • Recall the different types of hemorrhoids
  • Review the different types of treatment for hemorrhoids, including over-the-counter and surgical options