About Piles Treatment
Piles ( Mulvyadh / Bavasir ), clinically known as Hemorrhoids, is the swelling of the blood vessels near the anal opening. An increased pressure on these blood vessels due to any reason, causes them to enlarge and swell, thus forming lumps which are occasionally felt at the anal opening.
Piles in Hindi is known as Bawaseer (बवासीर) which is usually caused by straining during bowel movements. According to research, 40% population of India suffering from piles. It is a disease related to an unhealthy lifestyle affecting men and women at any age. This problem often arises due to excessive pressure on the anus blood vessels. In this condition, swelling or warts in the anus are produced. Pain during piles is intolerable sometimes. Let us know about the types of Piles or Hemorrhoids.
There are two kinds of hemorrhoids: internal hemorrhoids, which occur in the lower rectum, and external hemorrhoids, which develop under the skin around the anus. External hemorrhoids are the most uncomfortable, because the overlying skin becomes irritated and erodes. If a blood clot forms inside an external hemorrhoid, the pain can be sudden and severe. You might feel or see a lump around the anus. The clot usually dissolves, leaving excess skin (a skin tag), which may itch or become irritated.
Though a single cause is not known, this is the price we human beings have to pay for our 2 legged upright posture which causes a great deal of force on the rectal veins. Some contributory factors are ageing, chronic constipation/diarrhea, heredity, pregnancy, spending long times in the toilet (reading), straining at stools etc.
It can cause bleeding during passage of motion and a swelling, which comes out from the back passage during defecation. As time goes on this swelling may become larger and larger and remain outside all the time. This can be very distressing.
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