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I am suffering with bloody piles for the last 30 years.Should i get it opetated upon or take up medication ? What are the foods to be avoided?

I am suffering with bloody  piles for the last 30  years.Should i get it opetated upon or take up medication ? What are the foods to be avoided?

Diet and fluids: In general eating a high fiber diet and more importantly, drinking 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluid per day, more if excercising vigorously, should be adequate enough to keep your hemorrhoids quiet. If in doubt or not successful instituting above, get them checked by a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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

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Pls mention drugs that will worst hemorrhoids & foods to be avoided when one having hemorrhoids????

Pls mention drugs that will worst hemorrhoids & foods to be avoided when one having hemorrhoids????

Hemorrhoids worse: Constipation is what makes hemorrhoids worse, both because of straining, and because of rubbing of a hard stool. Any drug or food which causes constipation will therefore make it worse. But you can prevent this by always taking stool softeners like Colace, and eating lots of salads and drinking lots of fluids to prevent constipation. ...Read more

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Treating Hemorrhoids (Checklist)

See a general or colorectal surgeon
Once
Use stool softeners
Daily
Increase fiber intake
Daily
Increase hydration
Daily
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How can hemorrhoids be prevented? What causes hemorrhoid, is there any type of food that should be avoided?

How can hemorrhoids be prevented? What causes hemorrhoid, is there any type of food that should be avoided?

Hemorrhoids!: Hemorrhoids are caused by many factors, including heredity. But the main preventable causes are low fiber in your diet, pregnancy in women, which causes pelvic venous congestion, tight garments, constipation, which forces more bearing down with defecation. Sitting for prolongued periods is an aggravating factor. Obesity as well. Exercise helps preventing them, as does correcting what i've said! ...Read more

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What food to eat when I have piles?

What food to eat when I have piles?

Initial management : By diet, local care. Most get benefit by non spicy soft diet , some high fiber diet, stool softeners, local care. ...Read more

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Treating Hemorrhoids (Checklist)

Sitz baths
once
apply hydrocortisone 1% cream
once
soften the stools
once
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I have piles past 6 months. But i don't have bleeding problem. Iwant to know whether it is starting stage. And also i need foods charts.?

I have piles past 6 months. But i don't have bleeding problem. Iwant to know whether it is starting stage. And also i need foods charts.?

Care of hemorrhoids: Sounds early stage. Medical therapies for hemorrhoids: bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, water to achieve two soft bowel movements daily), salves (prep h, desitin, anti fungals), and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). If the medical therapy fails to control hemorrhoids, then ask for surgical referral. ...Read more

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Which food is good after piles surgery?

Which food is good after piles surgery?

Diet and exercise: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fiber, is one of the most effective lifestyle changes you can make for your hemorrhoids. A high-fiber diet, together with plenty of fluids, softens the stool and increases its bulk, which will help you avoid the straining that can cause hemorrhoids or worsen symptoms from existing hemorrhoids. Along with a healthy diet, exercise can help ease bowel movements ...Read more

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Is it ok to get piles operated at the age of 80? Or should the same be avoided because of the age?

Depends: 80 is not an absolute reason not to have a surgery. The patient's general health status needs to be taken into consideration as well as the actual indication for the surgery. ...Read more

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Could you suggest me food for piles patient?

Could you suggest me food for piles patient?

Fiber, fluids: High fiber diet and lots of fluids will keep the stool soft as it passes through the anal canal where hemorrhoids are decreasing the symptoms. There are other treatments of course to decrease the inflammation as well as surgical procedure and banding if warranted. ...Read more

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