- by Dr Rohan Jagtap
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- Feb 03 2018
Piles or Hemorrhoids what are they?
Piles or hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels in the anal passage. There are two circular bunches of veins, one inside the anal canal and the second at anal verge. The incidence of hemorrhoids has been found to be equal in men and women. This is most prevalent in age group between 45-65yrs. However, other age groups may also be affected.
Piles may develop due to chronic constipation which leads to excessive straining resulting in swelling of the veins in the rectal area. Pregnant women may also develop piles due to increased pressure on the veins in the pelvic area.
Painless bleeding is the commonest presentation in all the patients. However, vague associated symptoms could be itching, burning sensation at anus, mucus discharge soiling the undergarments. Piles usually progress in stages with time (graded from Stage I to Stage IV) and can lead to severe bleeding which needs blood transfusions. Sometimes hemorrhoids protrude outside the anal opening associated with extreme pain and causing significant morbidity.
Physical examination and proctoscopy aid in the diagnosis of piles.
In the early of cases, piles resolve on their own without the need for any treatment. Treatments can help significantly reduce the discomfort and itching that many patients experience.
The treatment options available are as follows:
1. Drinking a lot of fluids
2. Eating more fibrous food such as raw fruits and vegetables.
3. Taking warm baths to relax anal muscles, relieve irritation and increase the blood flow.
4. Avoid spicy, oily, bakery products and fermented food.
5. Drink a glass of freshly prepared buttermilk daily.
Depending on the diagnosis, the doctor advises if home treatment is all you need or further intervention is required. Lifestyle and dietary modifications such as regular physical exercise, plenty of fluids and a high fibre diet provide symptomatic relief.
Surgery: Surgery is used for particularly large piles. Generally, surgery is used when conservative treatment/management is not effective. Sometimes surgery is done on an outpatient basis - the patient goes home after the procedure.
Types of surgery available for piles treatment
* Kshar Sutra Therapy is an Ayurvedic Technique which is used to cure Ano-Rectal diseases like Piles, Fissure, Fistula and Pilonidal Sinus with the most comfortable and convenient technique.
Dr. Jagtap is trained in Kshar Sutra Therapy and has cured numerous cases by using this technique. They are focused on the diagnosis of Hemorrhoids alongwith other Anorectal diseases and effective and long-lasting treatment of Hemorrhoids (Piles).
* Minimally Invasive Procedure for Hemorrhoids (MIPH)
This technique uses stapler for performing the surgery. It is relatively painless and be done as a day care surgery.
* Haemorrhoidectomy (open surgery of the pile)
Article for piles...Put something about Ksharasutra and laser in treatment and brind it first in list of tratmentThen injection , MIPH and rest of procedure.
Selection of tretment is done on specific clinical condition of piles so as to prevent reoccurance of piles and to avoid incontinace of stools ( lack of control over stools)And it is done in our center.
Dr. Jagtap has cured numerous cases of piles, fissure and fistula. They are focused on the diagnosis of Hemorrhoids alongwith other Anorectal diseases and effective and long-lasting treatment of Hemorrhoids (Piles).
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