Painful Piles

Piles is a clinical condition that is characterized by enlargement of the veins around the rectum i.e. lower intestine. It can be painless or painful, but either way can cause a great deal of distress to the patient. The common symptoms that patients experience include itching, irritation and bleeding, and this can get worse if the patient tends to strain a lot when they open their bowels. Over time, piles can become painful, and in this article we shall talk about treatment...

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How to Stop Piles from Itching

Itching hemorrhoids can be a rather distressing problem to people who suffer from them. As many people are aware, hemorrhoids are essentially dilated blood vessels in the lower part of the rectum. They occur due to constant straining and increased pressure in the veins that results in them gradually enlarging and getting inflamed. In this article, we should take a brief look at why exactly piles can itch and how steps can be taken to stop hemorrhoid itching. Why Do Piles...

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Internal Hemorrhoids

Internal hemorrhoids refer to piles that are present above a point within the rectum called the dentate line. They are not visible externally though they can cause symptoms that are similar to external piles. In this article, we shall take a look at internal hemorrhoids treatment in a bit more detail. General Principles for Internal Hemorrhoid Treatment The treatment of internal hemorrhoids is similar to management of external hemorrhoids. Specifically, there are no nerve...

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Bleeding Hemorrhoids

Bleeding hemorrhoids are a common medical problem that affects many of people suffering from piles (aka hemorrhoids). Piles can present in a number of different ways, though the common ones include swelling, redness and itching. In some cases, the hemorrhoids can start to bleed, and this can cause a great deal of discomfort to the patient. It must be noted that a small amount of bleeding is fairly common with hemorrhoids. However, excessive bleeding can be an issue that...

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External Hemorrhoid

Hemorrhoids refer to dilated veins that protrude out of the anal opening. They are a result of constant straining from attempting to open the bowels. Most cases can remain without symptoms for a long time, but in some cases the hemorrhoids can become painful and irritating. In such situations, treatment is required to get rid of them. Treatment for external hemorrhoids is fairly straightforward, and in this article we shall take a look at this in a bit more detail. What Are...

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Piles Treatment and Thrombosed Piles – An Overview

Piles treatment can be fairly straightforward given the different treatment options that are available ranging from home remedies to advanced surgical procedures. However, in some cases, even before treatment is commenced, piles can become thrombosed. Here we explain this a bit further. What Are Thrombosed Piles? External piles (the ones that are visible outside the anus) can sometimes either rupture or form a blood clot within them. These piles are called thrombosed...

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What are Piles? – Causes, Types, Diagnosis & Treatment

Piles are a clinical condition where the blood vessels in the lower part of the rectum are swollen up. It is an extremely common condition that affects a large group of people all around the world. Studies have estimated that nearly 10 to 12 million people in the United States suffer from piles. While in many cases, this condition go undiagnosed, when the patient does experience symptoms, they can be rather troublesome. In this article we shall take an in-depth look into...

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