CureFactor for Piles (Haemorrhoids)

Piles (Haemorrhoids):
Haemorrhoids is rectal condition caused due to varicosity of the veins(haemorrhoidal plexuses)of the anal canal.

ETIOLOGY:
Causes of Hemorrhoids are familial predisposition,obesity due to weight,pregnancy,constipation due to passing of hard stools,straining due to enlarged prostate,urethral stricture,cirrhosis,carcinoma of rectum.

CLINICAL FEATURES:

  • Haemorrhoids is usually classified into internal Haemorrhoids and external Haemorrhoids. Internal Haemorrhoids are covered by mucus membrane and external Haemorrhoids is covered by skin.
  • Clinically Haemorrhoids is asymptomatic,majority of the Haemorrhoids cases show no symptoms.
  • When Haemorrhoids is symptomatic,symptoms like bleeding per rectum which is intermittent,bleeding especially during defaecation,character of blood is bright red.
  • Degree of Haemorrhoids depends on the Degree of prolapse of Haemorrhoids.
  • First degree Haemorrhoids-no prolapse of Haemorrhoids outside the anal canal.
  • Second degree Haemorrhoids-slight protrusion,only during defaecation,straining,spontaneous reduction,later on to be replaced manually.
  • Third degree of Haemorrhoids-permanenet prolapse,sensation of heaviness in rectum,mucoid discharge,pruritis,pain,if inflammed.

COMPLICATIONS:
Complications of Haemorrhoids are profuse haemorrhage,strangulation,thrombosis.
GENERAL MANAGEMNET
Correct the underlying cause,avoid straining during defecation,local lubrication,sitz bath,cold compresses.


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