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A 42-year-old male asked:

I have piles from last 15 years now whenever i get constipation it bleeds and causes body pain.is surgery the best way or any other solution can work.

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Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sounds like its : Time to see a surgeon and get rid of them.
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Yes: A simple office procedure is usually all that is necessary. If the hemorrhoids (piles) are internal rubber bands can be placed around them with a special instrument and they fall off over the next few days.
Dr. Carlos Alvarez
34 years experience
It depends: Occasional bleeding does not require surgery. Avoid straining, especially to get done fast. Increase fiber and liquid intake to prevent constipation. If your stools are soft/easy to pass every time and still bleed, then you need surgery. By avoiding forcing out hard, constipated stools, you may see piles shrink/resolve. But don't let it get to where they're constantly out. Early surgery=less pain.
Last updated Dec 7, 2013


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