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What's the treatment for piles?

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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 31 years experience
Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help these common problems.Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with ruling out a fissure.
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A 33-year-old female asked:

What is the best treatment of piles?

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Dr. Daniel Conway
General Surgery 38 years experience
Diet, medication: Simple things such as a high fiber diet, and stool softeners can reduce symptoms. Steroid suppositories or anal creams are also helpful. There are non surgical office based procedures such as rubber band ligation or infrared coagulation which will reduce the hemorrhoids. Surgery is usually reserved for only the most severe cases.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

Hammoriohds (piles) treatment, what to do?

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Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Surgery - Vascular
How Severe?: The treatment of hemorrhoids depends on their severity. Very mild hemorrhoids often respond to dietary changes to increase fiber and water intake. The most severe can require surgical removal. The moderate ones can be managed with minimally invasive techniques such as rubber band ligation and infra-red coagulation.
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A 21-year-old member asked:

What can you do if you have piles?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Keep stool soft and do not strain on toilet. Hydrocortisone based cream such as Anusol Hc can be applied to reduce swelling. Otc nupercainal can help with pain as well.
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Dr. Henry Wodnicki
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Increase in fiber and drinking more fluids as well as avoid sitting more than ten minutes on the commode will also help
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