Piles symptoms and causes



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 upon 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 symptoms

Commonly observed symptoms of piles are,

1) The presence of blood in the stool.

2) The presence of blood on tissue paper after cleaning the anus.

3) Bleeding through the anus or rectum after the passage of a stool. 

4) Severe pain. 

5) Irritation and itchiness around the anus. 

6) Swelling and tender lumps in the anal region. Increased pain or pain whilst seated. 

7) Presence of pain when passing stools.

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.

Causes of Piles

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.

Hemorrhoids are basically due to constipation issues and irregular bowel movements. The excreted waste becomes solid in the intestines resulting in constipation and the force applied to excrete it out if not sufficient would keep the solid waste cannot be coming out or stucking in the anus resulting in great pain and torture.

Chronic diarrhea is a condition related to a man or a woman entering the bathroom frequently in order to shit out the emergence in the stomach. This phenomenon would result in numerous times of stool passages through a narrow cavity. Diarrhea also results in constant cleaning of the rectum which could swell the veins resulting in piles. 

Hemorrhoids can also be caused by obesity or pregnancy for these are the special conditions for humans to feel more pain and strain.

Obese people are generally heavy weighted people who have to put all of their weight on their buttocks and anus. The rectum inside the anal cavity would take a pressure higher than normal people and become an obstacle to the passage of stool from the intestines.

The heavy weight lifting would make a lot of stress and strain on body parts and their movements making various embodiments. One of the affected body parts is the pelvic muscles connected to the anal cavity. The stretch in the pelvic muscles contracts or extracts the anal cavity giving a shortage of passage to stool or swelling of veins in the rectum.

When a woman is pregnant, the baby puts extra pressure on the pelvic muscles to the anal area. As a result, hemorrhoids can develop both during and after pregnancy.

Hemorrhoids can be caused by anal sex. Anal sex is the sexual activity involving penetration of the anus. Anal intercourse is the insertion and thrusting of the erect penis into a person's anus and rectum for sexual pleasure. The sexual intercourse of penis penetration could easily damage the anal veins with a simple mistake of misposition.

Cures & Preventions

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: 

Maintain an active lifestyle before, during, and after pregnancy.

Doing pelvic muscle exercises.

Preventing constipation and subsequent straining during bowel movements.

Take Away 

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.

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