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Hi what is piles and how to cure with it?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Piles is another name for hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are dilated blood vessels around the rectum. Avoiding constipation by eating a diet that is high in fiber and drinking plenty of water can keep the hemorrhoids from worsening. If they are severe you may need to see a surgeon to have them removed.
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Swollen veins: Piles (haemorrhoids) are swellings of veins that develop inside and around the back passage (anus). Symptoms range from temporary and mild, to persistent and painful. In many cases, piles are small and symptoms settle down without treatment. If required, treatment is usually effective. There are various treatment options, see link: http://patient.info/health/piles-haemorrhoids
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