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Piles Treatment & Surgery in Kondapur, Hyderabad

Piles surgery or hemorrhoidectomy is the process of removing swollen blood cells, support tissue, elastic, or fibres inside or around the rectum and anus. These swollen blood cells are called haemorrhoids.

Haemorrhoids are caused due to increased pressure in the rectum which can form in bulges or piles either internally or externally. This arises because of chronic constipation, pregnancy, lifting heavy weights, chronic diarrhoea or trouble in passing a stool.

Piles may have the tendency to be genetic and are common in older age. To treat the piles, there are various surgical and non-surgical methods recommended by the doctor. There are four grades of piles found in the medical history and treated according to their severity.

How is Piles Surgery Performed?

Below explained are the types of piles surgery at Apollo Kondapur;

Rubber band ligation

This process involves restricting the swollen blood cell at the base using a rubber band. This will block the blood supply in the affected area and ultimately lead to falling off on its own.


The coagulation process includes the use of infrared light or electric current to create scar tissue on the haemorrhoid. This tissue will restrict the blood supply to the swollen blood cells, leading to its fall.


Sclerotherapy involves injecting a chemical solution into internal haemorrhoids or piles. This solution is used to reduce pain by making nerve endings numb around the area. This too forms scar tissue and falls off on its own.


The process is performed in the hospital where the patient is under general anaesthesia. The doctor will cut-open the anus and the swollen blood cells. After removing the swollen tissues, the surgeon will seal the wounds.

Haemorrhoid stapling

This procedure is used in treating internal piles which may have been prolapsed or grown large. Haemorrhoid stapling involves stapling the haemorrhoids into the normal position and within the anal canal. Stapling blocks the blood supply to the swollen tissues and tends to reduce in size slowly.

What are the Advantages of Piles Surgery?

After the surgery, the patients diagnosed with piles lead a healthy life. Advantages of piles surgery are mentioned below:

  • Able to pass the stool easily
  • Controlled bowel movements
  • Smooth rectum and anus

What are the Side Effects of Piles Surgery?

Doctors advise taking rest for a couple of weeks after the surgery. It is common to experience the following after Piles Surgery:

  • Bleeding during passing a stool
  • Swollen rectum
  • Pain in the rectum
  • Infection
  • Reaction to anaesthesia
  • Straining during passing a stool
  • Unable to control bowel movements
  • Recurring haemorrhoids
  • Prolapse of rectum linings out of the anus opening

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Who is the Right Candidate for Piles Surgery?

People experiencing the following are the right candidates for piles surgery:

  • Pain during the passing of a stool.
  • The anus is itchy, red, and sore.
  • Bright red blood is visible.
  • After passing a stool, a person may experience full bowels.
  • A hard or maybe painful lump may be felt around the anus.

Piles surgery is a safe procedure. If you have any doubts, make sure you speak to your doctor.

Do Laxatives help in curing piles?

Laxatives are medicine that helps pass the stool more easily and reduce the pressure on the lower colon. People diagnosed with Grade I or II piles are prescribed laxatives.

What are the different grades of piles?

Piles is classified into four grades:

  • Grade IV piles cannot be pushed back in and need treatment. They are large and remain on the outside of the anus only.
  • Grade III piles are also known as prolapsed haemorrhoids and appear outside the rim. One may feel them hanging from the rectum, but they can be easily re-inserted.
  • Grade II piles are larger than grade I piles and are found inside the anus. They might be pushed out during the passing of stool, but they will return unaided.
  • Grade I where there are small inflammations inside the lining of the anus that is not visible.

How long does the Piles surgery take to complete?

Piles surgery takes about two four hours to complete depending on the type of piles being treated. After the surgery, it takes 3 weeks to recover entirely from the process.


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