What are hemorrhoids?
Piles are biologically known as hemorrhoids refer to the small swellings at an anal region. These blisters cause painful stools often accompanied by bleeding. The haemorrhoidal veins are located in the lowest part of the rectum and the anal area. Due to swelling by some means, the vein walls become stretched and thin. There is irritation while passing bowel movements.
When a person gets alarmed by the loss of blood or gets tormented by pain in an anal region, he immediately talks to his friends and near relatives about it. They immediately suggest some home treatment for piles. People are often ashamed to go to a doctor and speak to the problem describing them the proper symptoms they are noticing. The private treatment can help a person to get relief of piles only up to some extent, but for proper permanent internal treatment, one should go the doctor.
The need to treat piles..!
This article expresses the fact to reader necessity to recognize piles even in the mildest forms such as mild pain in the anal region while passing bowels, even if they are non-troublesome.
A patient needs to safeguard himself at an early stage in a proper manner to protect against serious and grave complications that can arise later on.
Complications and their need of treatment:
1. Internal Piles
Internal piles are commonly associated either with bleeding or some difficult circumstances such as distressing, painful symptoms such as itching, tenesmus, dull, burning, stitching or some undefined pain. There is a need to intelligently understand and recognize these symptoms and opt for proper treatment. Some people don’t pay heed as they think that this itching and pain in the anus is due to attending a dinner and partaking chilies and spices. It is the most common symptom of piles and should not be ignored at any cost. If a person is experiencing all these different symptoms, then the reason is surely piles. If not treated, several complications can arise in future.
2. External piles
External piles are associated with enlarged, elongated hemorrhoidal veins which start appearing in the outer region of anus permanently. These can be of any size varying from slight, large, of grape and ground nut size.
They may be dried, inflamed, shriveled or swelled up. It refers to the varicose conditions of the veins.
Bleeding is closely associated with internal piles. Bleeding can occur at the times or passing of bowels and even at other time also. Piles if not treated can cause bleeding from the anal region at debilitating levels. Sometimes people ignore the symptom of piles because the bowel is only blood streaked. But in later stages, if the conditions worsen the patient may experience high bleeding and look pale, anemic and feel depilated and exhausted.
4. Blind or Non-bleeding
Blind or non-bleeding piles refer to a condition which does not bleed. In this state, a patient is trouble-free and attended with inconvenience. But it is suggested that patient must pay attention to treatment for his constitutional state although his piles are nontroublesome. He should take measures in positive directions to cure piles at this mild stage only.
This type of piles is cast under the heading of external piles. A person experiences an appearance of puffed up pad around the side of or at some portion of a circumference of the anus. It is referred to as piles of protruding type. The protrusion can occur at any reasonable circumstance such as while a person is walking, coughing, sneezing, urinating, lifting some heavy weight, etc. Protrusion gets back to normal when these acts are over. But a person should intelligently examine these facts of piles to avoid further complications.
Complications that may arise with your ignorance
Domestic treatments do not cure piles; they only treat the symptoms. Proper treatment of piles is required to avoid further complications that may occur. These are:
• Anemia: piles if not treated at an early stage, can cause long-term blood loss, which may for sure lead to anemia.
• Strangulated hemorrhoid: in this situation, the blood supply to internal hemorrhoid veins is cut off which causes severe pain and death of tissues.
Piles can be treated painlessly in the initial stages with minimal expenses and time. However, layer stages require more time and expenses. Rate of complications is also higher in late stages. So, the treatment of piles should be taken in early stages.