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Homeopathy has always been a debatable system of medicine, and especially when it comes to conditions like piles; there’s much of a doubt that arises in minds over how effective these sugar pills can be. That’s because of the pain it causes, and the complications associated with it. The motion that’s in deep discomfort directly affects an individual’s emotions putting them into a deep tunnel where doubts over the treatment gets accumulated. So, to clear those doubts we at Dr. Manoj’s Homeopathy have picked the most frequently asked questions. You can treat these answers as homeopathic remedies that will eliminate your doubts from their roots, without the risk of a doubt relapse. So, scroll down and find your answers.

What are hemorrhoids/piles?

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal region, external hemorrhoids look like lumps near the anus.

What causes hemorrhoids/piles?

Pregnancy, overweight, diarrhea, inadequate fiber intake, constipation, chronic straining when having bowel movements, prolonged sitting etc. can cause hemorrhoids.

What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids/piles?

The symptoms of piles or hemorrhoids are rectal bleeding: bright red blood on tissue, stool, or in the toilet bowl, anal pain, discomfort particularly while sitting,painful bowel movements, hard, painful lumps near the anus.

Do men and women suffer from hemorrhoids/piles at the same rate?

Yes, both men and women suffer from hemorrhoids at the same rate and adults between 45 and 65 years of age are most likely to suffer from them.

How are hemorrhoids/piles diagnosed?

Piles are diagnosed on the basis of the symptoms described by the patients, followed by a physical examination anus. When the hemorrhoids are not prominently seen in the physical examination, further examination called Proctoscopy is recommended in which a short hollow tube, with a light at one end, known as a proctoscope is used to confirm the presence of piles.