Last Updated on Sep 02, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for piles?

You can consult a general surgeon.

2. What are the complications of piles?

Complications of hemorrhoids include:
  • Strangulation
  • Thrombosis
  • Gangrene
  • Severe bleeding
  • Ulceration
  • Fibrosis
  • Pus formation
3. What is strangulation of piles?

Second degree hemorrhoid after prolapse may be cupped by external anal sphincter resulting in strangulation. This is accompanied by severe pain. If not reduced promptly, clotting of blood in the piles may follows.

4. What is photocoagulation?

Application of infrared coagulation to hemorrhoids that do not prolapsed is called photocoagulation. This is painless and can be done in an out-patient department.

5. Can hemorrhoids cause stomach cramps?

Hemorrhoids do not cause stomach cramps. Proper medication should be taken immediately if there is any signs of bleeding.


6. How does a doctor diagnose internal hemorrhoids?

Internal hemorrhoids are diagnosed by examining any abnormalities in the anal canal and rectum. The doctor may insert a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum during a digital rectal examination.

7. Can you get hemorrhoids from sitting too long on the toilet?

Straining to have a bowel movement by sitting too long on the toilet can cause hemorrhoids.

8. How long will it take to recover from Hemorrhoids?

Recovery of Hemorrhoids may take few days to several months depending upon the severity and type of the hemorrhoids.

9. What is a Burst Hemorrhoid?

When the blood vessels of the hemorrhoids are inflammed it may rupture resulting in burst hemorrhoids

10. What is the difference between hemorrhoid and colon polyp?

Hemorrhoids are external swelling of the veins outside the anus while colon polyps are benign outgrowths which may be cancerous.

11. What is the cost of the treatment for piles?

The cost of the treatment may vary depending upon the type of the procedure and the hospital.

Comments

Marky255 Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Ok! im getting loads of Request Medicine is "ANOCARDO" capsules i think iots available online also in snapdeal thanks

Marky255 Saturday, June 18, 2016

i was like 26 [was suffering like hell for 3 years] when i had piles and Anal Fistula, My doc Treated it successfully Without Surgery or any thread treatment anything withing like 1 week i feel like "What is PIles? " :) but he continued my medicine for 3 months. Now even after so many year im 30 Now, i never felt any pain or burning sensations and My Fistula Tube is still there may be but i feel nothing as there pus forming tendency is no more

vaishali9524 Monday, June 23, 2014

What are the major complications of piles?

annalopez Sunday, February 3, 2013

The conventional presentation of a person with Pile is bleeding, usually during bowel movement. The bleeding connected with Pile smears the stool or the tissue paper, while the feces are negative for blood smudges. Many cases for Piles are painless, unless there is consequent thrombosis. Moreover, even though patients may complain of blistering or prickling, the reality is that Piles do not prickle or blister. It is the anal lining which is the spot of pruritis, and is commonly the cause of bad hygiene in the region. Clinical treatment for Piles is generally based on the gravity of symptoms and level of the condition. In asymptomatic Piles, traditional treatments are commonly carried out. Bulge-forming causes, the prevention of constipation, or a traditional Sitz bath can usually eliminate the problem, or decrease the symptoms. Thus, minor degree, as asymptomatic Piles are cured in these methods. In symptomatic Piles, most doctors use infra red coalescence, or a rubber band ligation is performed. A more conventional surgical therapy, called sclerotheraphy, is not performed today.

Malaya Friday, November 23, 2012

i am starting stage one of piles so kindly suggest medicine

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