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A 34-year-old male asked:

What are piles , the signs , effects and treatment ?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 42 years experience
They are hemmoroids: Which can be painful, itchy and bleed. They can be treated with change in diet such as adding more ruffage like fruits and vegetables and drinking plenty of water. Stool softeners can be added and if still an issue there are surgical options.
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Dr. Mona Shah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Hemorrhoid: Piles are also called Hemorrhoids . Usually happens due to chronic constipation . It can cause bleeding after BM , itching in rectal area Treatment is cortisone cream rectally
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