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A guide to Piles

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 | 10 comments

A guide to Piles

Piles as it is commonly termed means a swollen blood vessel or “Ball”. Piles medically is termed Haemorrhoids, meaning “Blood Flowing”. What is Piles? Piles are actually swollen blood vessels in the lower part of the rectum and anal canal. In the initial stages the blood vessel which is swollen are internal and bleed when hard stool rubs and tears them. As the disease progresses the swollen blood vessel prolapses out of the anal canal to cause much discomfort and more bleeding. At a later stage the pile may get strangulated at the anal sphincter muscle to...

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