FAQ

Can I avoid surgery even if I have Hemorrhoids or Piles?

Can I avoid surgery even if I have Hemorrhoids or Piles?

YES. The key is to get the correct diagnosis at an early stage because stage 1 & 2 of piles can be treated without surgery or operation by lunch-time procedures like; Infra-Red Beam Coagulation, Suction Banding, Special Injection Sclerotherapy. These procedures do not need admission to hospital, no anaesthesia, no cutting, no bleeding, no pain(…)

What are the Complications of Piles ?

What are the Complications of Piles ?

 Gangrene may develop from stage-4 internal Piles & may be life-threatening. Perianal abscess/sepsis may occur. As the blood vessels are directly connected to the liver, any infection in anal region can easily spread All over the body and cause serious complications like portal pyemia, septicemia, coma & death. Bleeding from Piles can be severe leading(…)

What if I do not take treatment for my Piles?

What if I do not take treatment for my Piles?

Episodes tend to worsen with time, eventually leading to complications. Surgery will eventually be needed for cure. Remember ‘A Stich in Time Saves Nine’ Surgery is needed only in about 10% of patients with piles. So one should not delay in getting an early diagnosis & treatment. Hemorrhoids during pregnancy can resolve after delivery in(…)

How can I prevent Hemorrhoides or Piles?

How can I prevent Hemorrhoides or Piles?

Changes in diet and lifestyle would benefit patients having piles problems. Avoid constipation with a high fibre, high fluid diet. Fibres: fruits, corn-flakes, oat-meals, high-fibre biscuits etc.fibres attract water & help in formation of a smooth bolus of stool. Green leafy vegetables:Rationale:- when soaked in water will form a slimy coating on the surface. This(…)

What are the stages or grades of Hemorrhoids or Piles?

What are the stages or grades of Hemorrhoids or Piles?

There is no single universal treatment for piles. To get cure, the treatment varies & has to be planned depending on the stage of the hemorrhoid / piles: Stage-1 – only bleeding – no swelling Stage-2 – swelling protrudes out of anal opening but goes back itself after motions Stage-3 – swelling protrudes out of(…)

How do Hemorrhoides or Piles occur ?

How do Hemorrhoides or Piles occur ?

The normal blood vessels get traumatized by the forceful passage of hard stools. This causes ulceration which leads to bleeding. Later the bulging blood vessels cause obstruction to the passage of stools through the anal opening. This causes the patient to strain or apply force to evacuate. This force leads to breaking of the supporting(…)

Can Piles turn into Cancer?

Can Piles turn into Cancer?

Bleeding when passing motion can be due to either piles or cancer. It is not uncommon for patients to assume that their bleeding is due to piles and not bother to seek medical attention until the cancer has become very advanced where saving the life of the patient may be beyond the reach of science(…)