When we see blood in the stool, the first reaction we typically show is becoming agitated. Panic grips and all bad thoughts start flashing in our mind. Our mind starts processing the very sight of blood in the stool into some serious diseases. Should we really panic when we see blood in our stool?
When the pressure on the veins in the rectal region increases, they swell. These swellings resemble a bag of worm and are referred as Piles or Haemorrhoids. The term Haemorrhoids is more used in the American continent. There are two types of piles, namely, internal piles and external piles. Internal piles are more common than external piles. This write up is about the four grades of internal piles, its management and the surgical options given by piles surgeons.
The instance of piles or haemorrhoid has shot up in recent years. This is because of change in lifestyle and wrong food habits. People with piles want to get rid of piles. But they are unable to determine the type of piles treatment. Is haemorrhoidectomy or piles surgery suitable for all piles patients? Let us explore.
Piles generally happen when the pressure in the veins in the rectal region increases and they swell like a bag of worms. This pressure is mainly due to constipation. Other reasons responsible are pregnancy, lifting heavy weights using improper lifting techniques, or chronic diarrhoea. We are aware that piles or haemorrhoids can be internal or external. We will delve deep into internal piles in this post.