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KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF HEMORRHOID AMONG ADULT POPULATION IN MAJMAAH CITY, SAUDI ARABIA, 2018

Osama H. Alanazi*, Mohammed A. Alhassan, Abdulaziz A, Alhassan, Abdulaziz A. Alfarhood, Asim D. Alanazi, Nawaaf R. Alsubai

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Background: Hemorrhoid also known as piles, is a group of clumps or masses of tissues that consists of elastic fibers and muscles with bulging and enlarged blood vessels. It is a common condition among adults, and it is characterized by pain and bleeding. Aim: To assess the knowledge and practice of adult population in Majmaah city regarding hemorrhoid. Method: This study is cross-sectional which was conducted at Majmaah city and surrounding villages. A pre-tested questionnaire was used in this study, data collected were analyzed by using SPSS program. Results: There were 71.6% knew about hemorrhoid, 55.9% reported that relatives and friends were their primary sources of information about hemorrhoid, The main cause and complication of hemorrhoid reported by participants were low fiber diet (89.8%) and strangulated hemorrhoid (90.2%) respectively. There were 82.4% usually drink plenty of fluid, 75.8% usually eat food containing high fibers, 8.8% take fibers supplements and 49.2% sometimes sit for a long time on the toilet. Conclusion: There were good knowledge and good practice of adult population regarding hemorrhoid.

Keywords: Hemorrhoid, Majamaah, Knowledge, Practice.


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