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Piles – know your treatment options

Piles are extremely common and nearly 50% of the population has them. Piles are accompanied by extreme pain and bleeding from the anus. Why do Piles form and is there any way to treat this condition? We have all the answers for you.

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Piles – know your treatment options

Piles are extremely common and nearly 50% of the population has them. Piles are accompanied by extreme pain and bleeding from the anus. Why do Piles form and is there any way to treat this condition? We have all the answers for you.

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Condition

Causes

Symptoms

Specialists

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Condition

first condition

What is piles / Hemorrhoids?

The lower part of rectum and anal canal have multiple veins along the length of the organ. These veins have complex interconnections. Swelling of these veins is called Piles. Though not life threatening, Piles can be annoying and uncomfortable with pain and bleeding. It is quite common among the adults.view more

How to diagnose Piles? When to consult a doctor?

If you have bleeding per rectum, pain while passing stools or any of the above-mentioned symptoms, then you should consult your doctor. Your clinician would take a detailed history followed by examine the bottom. If need be, a special instrument called anoscope or proctoscope would be inserted and examination done.

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second condition

Condition

Condition one

What is piles / Hemorrhoids?

The lower part of rectum and anal canal have multiple veins along the length of the organ. These veins have complex interconnections. Swelling of these veins is called Piles. Though not life threatening, Piles can be annoying and uncomfortable with pain and bleeding. It is quite common among the adults.

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Condition two

How to diagnose Piles? When to consult a doctor?

If you have bleeding per rectum, pain while passing stools or any of the above-mentioned symptoms, then you should consult your doctor. Your clinician would take a detailed history followed by examine the bottom. If need be, a special instrument called anoscope or proctoscope would be inserted and examination done.

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Causes

  • Constipation and straining to pass stools
  • Pregnancy
  • Prolonged sitting on the toilet and giving pressure -to have a bowel movement
  • Obesity

Symptoms

  • Pain and bleeding
  • Anal itching and discomfort
  • Feeling of lumps at the anal opening.
  • Difficulty or inconvenience in washing the bottom after passing stools

Causes

  • Constipation and straining to pass stools
  • Pregnancy
  • Prolonged sitting on the toilet and giving pressure -to have a bowel movement
  • Obesity

Symptoms

  • Pain and bleeding
  • Anal itching and discomfort
  • Feeling of lumps at the anal opening.
  • Difficulty or inconvenience in washing the bottom after passing stools

When to go for surgery? What would be the complication if not operated?

Grade I and II piles are usually managed medically. They can be treated with laser surgery if there is no relief from medical treatment. Grades III and IV are more commonly treated surgically.There are various modalities of surgical treatment of piles.

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Is the treatment covered under insurance?

Health insurances cover the cost of piles treatment. The limit on claim amount depends on your policy. Cashless or reimbursement depends on your policy, TPA and affiliations of the hospital with the insurance company.

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Most people are able to return to work and other activities around 7 to 10 days after hemorrhoid removal surgery. Full recovery may take 2 to 4 weeks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no set duration for hemorrhoids. Small hemorrhoids may clear up without any treatment within a few days. Large, external hemorrhoids may take longer to heal and can cause significant pain and discomfort. If hemorrhoids have not resolved within a few days, it is best to see a doctor for treatment.

having regular bowel habits, avoid stool retentive behavior. adequate water and dietary fiber intake.Use of laxatives. These are medicines which help in softening of stools and its evacuation.

Hemorrhoids, or piles, are a common problem. These swollen veins inside the rectum or outside the anus can cause pain, anal itching and rectal bleeding. Symptoms often improve with at-home treatments but on occasion people need medical procedures. Eating more fiber can help prevent hemorrhoids.