Date : 27-Jan-2020
Piles or Hemorrhoids are one of the most unpleasant health conditions. More than 75% of the people age 45 and above have had piles. This condition is both painful and embarrassing. Piles are swollen veins near the anus. They develop either inside the anus or outside the anus. The most common symptoms are pain, itching, and bleeding around the anal area.
The exact causes of piles are unknown. Increased pressure in the lower rectum which can cause hemorrhoidal veins to become swollen and inflamed. Other possible causes of piles are:
Straining or exerting pressure while passing a hard stool can damage the surface of hemorrhoid, causing it to bleed. Both internal and external hemorrhoids are prone to rupture as a result of pressure. In some cases, a thrombosed hemorrhoid (an internal or external hemorrhoid fills with blood clots) can burst if it becomes too full, resulting in bleeding.
People may experience bleeding in piles, usually after the bowel movement. They may see a small amount of blood in the stool or the toilet bowl. This is usually bright red. If the color of the blood is darker, it can be a problem higher up in the gastrointestinal tract.
Most cases of hemorrhoids are self-treated. However, a person should seek immediate medical assistance if he/she experiences
Treatment for piles varies depending on the type and severity of the problem. Piles with Heavy bleeding or pain can be treated through the following non-surgical methods:
Following are the surgical procedures which can be opted if all the non-surgical procedures are not successful:
Treatment for hemorrhoids is usually effective. If you are experiencing recurrent hemorrhoids or bleeding, you must discuss it with your doctor and adopt the necessary treatment plans.