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  1. When compared to traditional surgery, laser is a more effective treatment for piles. The reasons are:    There are no cuts and stitches. As there are no incisions, the recovery is quick and easy. There is no risk of infection. The chances of recurrence are very less compared to traditional hemorrhoid surgery.  No hospitalization required. Patients get discharged a few hours after the surgery while the patient might have to stay for 2-3 days to recover from the incisions during the procedure.  They get back to their normal routine after 2-3 days of tRead more

  1. Piles do not increase your risk of developing colorectal cancer. But since both conditions can produce rectal bleeding as a symptom, it’s important to determine whether there is any cancer. Because of this case, it is recommended that you consult a doctor immediately if you are experiencing any rectal symptoms. Your physician may recommend further diagnostic procedures, such as flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. Research shows that up to 2.3% of patients with bleeding piles may also have colorectal cancer.

  1. Anal fissure is the tear in the anal tissues. Caused due to hard stool or chronic diarrhea. Itching in the anal region, rectal bleeding and pain are the common symptoms of both piles and fissure. Therefore, consult a general physician for diagnosis of the anal problem. Rectal bleeding can also be a symptom of colorectal cancer, hence it is important to consult a doctor. Do not self-medicate in such cases.

  1. Hemorrhoids or piles are extremely common, with most of the population suffering from piles symptoms by age 50 and 75% of the population at some point in their lifetime. Hemorrhoids affect both men and women and the incidence of piles increases after age 30 as the muscle starts getting weak. Many women develop piles during pregnancy or after childbirth.

  1. Constipation is the major cause of piles. To prevent digestive conditions there are some remedies to prevent piles condition such as: Drink enough water: You must drink sufficient water throughout the day. You can also increase fluid intakes like juices, smoothies or shakes.  Consume more fiber diet: Have a fiber diet so that the digestion is smooth. Fiber foods prevent constipation.  Avoid prolonged sitting in the toilet: Avoid sitting on toilet seats for long. You tent to strain if you spend more time in the toilets.  Regular exercise: For regular andRead more

  1. No, blood in stool can be a matter of concern and not necessarily piles. Bleeding from the anal region can be serious if the bleeding is connected to bowel disease and not just anus. These diseases or conditions include: Cancer of the rectum / lower colon Benign tumors (polyps) Inflammation of the rectum (proctitis) Inflammation of the colon (colitis) Your general physician can evaluate your problem and may use the following procedures when examining you: Examine your abdomen, searching for lumps or tender areas Examine your back passage to check the anaRead more

  1. Piles is one of the most common conditions that affect almost 50-60% of the population in India. Some people get the treatment for piles whereas others are embarrassed to share the problem with the doctor. Even some people notice symptoms of piles, others do not realize the symptoms. Men and women realize symptoms only when they see swelling in the anal region, itching, or blood in stool which is expected to get worse if left untreated.

  1. Piles have different stages from Grade 1 to Grade 4. Grade 4 being the most severe stage of piles. Grade 1 piles may or may not go away on their own within a week. They can also be treated with home remedies. Whereas grade 2, 3 and 4 need medical attention. You must consult a doctor and do not leave them untreated. Depending on the condition of the piles, the doctor shall be able to tell the healing time for piles.  Note: Do not self medicate. Usually, people may get confused with piles and anal fissure.