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External Piles Treatment
Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more
Is there any permanent solution to piles , i just had a injection treatment in words, is it right?
Yes: Hemorrhoids, aka piles, are a collection of enlarged veins in the lining of the rectum. The symptoms of hemorrhoids include bleeding, itching, prolapse and occasionally pain. There are various grades of severity. In most cases, these are treated by dietary changes to soften the stool so straining is minimized. In some cases, banding of hemorrhoid is successful, occasionally surgery is required. ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet and fluids: Since you are not clear whether these are internal or external 'piles' whether they are thrombosed, or bleeding, the best i can offer is warm tub soaks, hi fiber diet and drink 80 - 100 oz of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluid daily. If they do not improve make an appointment with a local colorectal surgeon for complete evaluation. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
How'd you get them?: "cure" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have you tried to manage your hemorrhoids before surgically or medically (& with otc or prescription drugs)? Lots to consider here. ...Read more
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