External hemorrhoid symptoms are easier to observe with the naked eye. Just like any other symptoms of hemorrhoids, external hemorrhoid can be suspected when there is blood after you wipe your anus with toilet paper. Also, you might feel pain in the rectal region. Itchiness in this region is also suggestive of external hemorrhoid.
An external hemorrhoid symptoms that differentiates it from the rest is the presence of a tender flesh on your anus.
External hemorrhoid can be very painful. Therefore, as soon as you detect external hemorrhoid symptoms, you should immediately talk to you doctor. This is very important to cure it before it goes to the critical, more painful phase.