A member asked:

What are piles , the signs , effects and treatment ?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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.

Answered 12/23/2014


Dr. Mona Shah answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

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

Answered 1/7/2015



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