Piles is another name called hemorrhoid is a condition called swollen and inflamed veins in the anus and lower rectum.
Hemorrhoids are collections of inflamed tissue in the anal canal. They contain blood vessels, support tissue, muscle, and elastic fibers.
Piles are known to cause extreme discomfort and bleeding at the affecting spot.
As the anus and rectum are easy to sit position, the occurrence of piles is an extreme discomfort to sitting.
Piles do not see whether the person is a man or woman but women are prone to piles during anal sexual intercourse and pregnancy.
Piles are known to be one of the most awkward diseases or suffering in the world that makes people suffering from it dislike themselves.
According to the given survey and research, piles is the most secretive disease one carries on without revealing it to people around.
Piles are divided into either internal or external piles. Some people get internal and external piles at the same time. Internal piles go deeper and initiate form above a point 2-3 cm inside the back passage in the upper part of the anal canal. External piles start off nearer the surface, below a point 2-3 cm inside the back passage.
Piles are most commonly known to be occurred due to chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, lifting heavy weights, pregnancy, or straining when passing a stool.
Hemorrhoids are generally caused by the increased pressure observed in the lower rectum due to straining during bowel movements.
Commonly observed symptoms of piles are,
The presence of blood in the stool.
The presence of blood on tissue paper after cleaning the anus.
Bleeding through the anus or rectum after the passage of a stool.
Irritation and itchiness around the anus.
Swelling and tender lumps in the anal region. Increased pain or pain whilst seated.
Presence of pain when passing stools.
Bright red blood after you poop.
An itchy anus.
Recurrent need to go to the toilet.
Slimy mucus in your underwear.
Lumps around your anus.
Pain around your anus.
In a brief note,
Piles arrive early through itching and a hot and burning feeling in the anus. This pain increases during bowel movements.
You may feel an increased level of pain especially while in a sitting position. The anal pain moves from infrequent to constant.
A feeling of burning and itching is a major symptom of chronic hemorrhoids.
Inflammation of tissues around the rectum, a formation of cracks, and bleeding are signs of further complications.
Some home remedies that can be done for piles are:
* Avoid straining.
* Add fiber to your diet.
* Drink plenty of water. Staying hydrated also helps to prevent constipation
* Soak the area.
* Keep the area clean.
* Use moistened wipes.
* Apply a cold pack.
Major treatments for piles
Piles treatments are divided into two types. One is surgical treatment and the other is a non-surgical treatment. Patients could be affected by piles at different degrees. Therefore, they can only look after the doctor's prescription for treatment in accordance with the degree of effect. The two main piles surgeries are hemorrhoidectomy and hemorrhoid stapling.
There are two prominent pile treatments through surgery – Laser surgery and open surgery. In simple words, we can say that the latter treatment is traditional whereas the former is very advanced.
This is the most advanced technique in healing hemorrhoids/piles.
There is no pain involved in the surgery which is very helpful in treating higher grades / severe cases of hemorrhoids with ease.
In this procedure, there is no scarring and no wound as only a laser fiber is introduced inside the rectum and laser energy is used to destroy piles in a precise manner.
It is a short 30-minute daycare procedure post which the patient can go home the same day.
The patient can resume normal activities after 2-3 days with negligible post-surgery complications.
Why Painless Laser Treatment?
No cuts & No stitches
30 Min Procedure. 1 Day Discharge.
Open surgery for piles
This technique is used when the location or amount of disease makes the wound closure difficult or the likelihood of postoperative infection high.
Due to long cutes, there is pain that has to be reduced with general anesthesia.
There are many ways of this surgery using different instruments like staplers.
The surgeon makes a long cut to operate piles which result in scars and stitches.
The first two to three days post-surgery are very painful, as the procedure is very complex.
The recovery in open surgery takes around a week. The patient might have to stay in the hospital if there is any further bleeding or wound infection
There are certain medications and stool softeners prescribed by a doctor to help heal piles. One should consult a doctor if these signs are there.
Prevention steps if followed can help us from not getting piles:
1) Maintain an active lifestyle before, during, and after pregnancy.
2) Doing pelvic muscle exercises.
3) Preventing constipation and subsequent straining during bowel movements.