Piles are the swollen bunch of blood veins that are found in the Anal Canal part of the body. The blood vessels in the anus are very soft and gentle which helps in smooth defecation of the stool from the body. These get irritated due to the passing of stool from that area. Piles can be different in sizes. Piles is also known as hemorrhoids. Around 40% of the Indian Population is affected by this disease. Hemorrhoids can affect can any people at any age.
Variants of Piles Disease : Internal, External and Prolapsed
- Internal Piles are the inside the anal part and rectum and do not hurt much.
- External Hemorrhoids comes on the outer part of the anus and can be painful.
- Prolapsed hemorrhoids (Piles) can grow and bulge outside your anus and it can be pushed back.
- The Prolapsed piles permanently can not be pushed back and requires surgery.