Piles are also known as Haemorrhoids, which are small clumps of blood vessels and tissue in the anal canal. These haemorrhoids (in their different stages) may swell up, causing major pain and severe discomfort to the patient, hence piles operation and surgery becomes very necessary making it vital to know when exactly to identify the condition and seek treatment. Piles are a common condition faced by many people around the world that is actually harmless. The common piles symptoms depend on the stage of its condition. In most cases, the symptoms of piles are not serious. An individual with piles problem may experience the following symptoms.
- Bleeding during and after bowel movements
- Feeling a hard lump in the anal region.
- Experiences of fullness after bowel movements
- Redness, swelling, and itching around the anus
- Pain and discomfort during bowel movements
Hemorrhoids is classified into four different stages
- Stage 1- Haemorrhoids are slightly enlarged, and cause minor discomfort which passes on its own.
- Stage 2– These haemorrhoids are a bit larger, and may get pushed out during bowel movements, but retract to their original position.
- Stage 3– During this stage, where haemorrhoids hang outside the anus, but can be pushed into the anus by the patient
- Stage 4– The most severe stage, haemorrhoids remain outside the anus and cannot be pushed back in.
Piles causes and its cure
- Large or hard stool
- Tearing or straining during childbirth
- Chronic diarrhoea
- Sitting for long periods of time
- Dietary imbalance
Physical examination of Piles
Piles can generally be visible and easily diagnosed by a Piles specialist with only a visual examination.
Digital Piles examination
For internal piles, the Piles doctor may perform a digital rectal examination (DRE) or use a proctoscope and can take a small tissue sample from inside the rectum which can then be sent to the lab for analysis.
In this type the doctor uses a thin small instrument called an Anoscope to accurately diagnose painful haemorrhoids condition.
Piles treatment cost
Piles operation cost and Piles treatments in Mumbai, varies depending on the stage of Piles, recommended diagnostic tests and the mode of treatment opted. In MPCT hospital, our Piles specialists analyses your condition and prescribes a treatment plan, based on which an approximate cost can be calculated. Dr Mahesh Sanghavi is one of our foremost and renowned Piles surgeons in Mumbai who is associated with MPCT hospital in Navi Mumbai for the past ____ years. Dr. Sanghavi provides world-class Piles treatments using cutting-edge technology and advanced techniques, for each of his patients at MPCT hospital Sanpada. Consult with Dr Mahesh Sanghavi today with regards to Piles treatment, Fissure and Fistula treatment in Mumbai under one roof.
In most cases piles resolve on their own without the need for any treatment. However, getting treated for Piles can help significantly reduce the discomfort and severe pain that is caused by Piles.
Certain over the counter medications may be recommended to soften stool, reduce inflammation and swelling, and alleviate pain in the anal region. Medications may include painkillers, ointments, creams, and pads, and can help soothe redness and swelling around the anus. The doctor may also prescribe laxatives to help the person pass stools more easily and reduce pressure on the lower colon.
Certain surgeries can also help in treating severe cases of Piles treatment. Around 4 in 10 people with Piles will end up needing a Piles operation. The doctor may conduct Piles surgeries such as Rubber Band Ligation, Coagulation procedures, Sclerotherapy injection, Banding, Hemorrhoidectomy, Hemorrhoid stapling or more.
This is the best method to treat mild cases of Piles, which easily goes away with a few simple steps. The doctor may ask you to begin implementing certain lifestyle changes such as eating foods such as fruit and vegetables or primarily eating bran-based breakfast cereals that are rich in fibre, exercising regularly, maintaining hygiene, and more. A doctor may also advise the person to increase their water intake and to avoid caffeine.
Losing weight is an excellent natural method to help reduce the incidence and severity of piles.
Best Doctor for Piles
Dr. Mahesh Sanghavi is the foremost Piles surgeon in Mumbai, India, with a wealth of experience guiding him in giving each of his patients world-class treatments. With cutting-edge technology and advanced techniques, he is sought after by patient from across the globe, for his safe, ethical, and confidential treatments. Dr. Sanghavi provides a personalized hemorrhoids treatment to each patient, leading to excellent Piles, Fissure, and Fistula treatment in Mumbai under one roof. Consult our team for an appointment