Piles Doctor in Delhi

In medical terminology, piles are known as haemorrhoids. Basically, we all have haemorrhoids, they are present, within the anal cavity. But, some condition aggravates the piles and can lead to swelling inside the rectum and the blood vessels may also become enlarged. Generally, piles is not a severe condition, and some people may not even be aware of the condition. However, in severe cases, it can cause bleeding, lumps and even severe itching.

What are piles?
Inflamed and swollen collections of the tissues inside the anal cavity are known as piles. Piles can be both internal and external. In case of internal piles, it can be present anywhere from 2-4 cm inside the anal cavity. This type of piles is usually not visible to the naked eye. External piles may be present just outside the anus.
What are the symptoms of piles?
The most common symptoms of piles include;

  •  A hard or painful lump near the anus. When you notice this type of lump it is usually filled with coagulated blood and it is known as thrombosed external haemorrhoids.
  • After passing stools, you may feel like the bowels are still full.
  •  Bloody stools
  •  Itching or soreness and redness around the anus
  • You may notice pain when you pass stools
  • Too much anal bleeding and this can even cause anaemia
  • Anal fistula
  •  Faecal incontinence
  •  Strangulated haemorrhoid
How are piles categorized?
Piles are firstly categorized as internal and external piles. Internal piles can be further divided into four grades.
Grade 1 – They are little inflammations present around the lining of the uterus and are generally not visible.
Grade 2 – They are bigger than grade 1 and may be pushed out while passing stools but go back to the original position without any help.
Grade 3 – Grade 3 haemorrhoids are known as prolapsed haemorrhoids and are present just at the anus. Some people may find it hanging from the rectum. However, they can be reinserted easily.
Grade 4 – These haemorrhoids require immediate treatment and cannot be pushed inside on their own.
External piles – They appear just outside the anus. They can cause extreme itchiness and also very painful if a blood clot develops.
What causes piles?
When there is too much pressure put on the lower rectum, it may lead to piles. The blood vessels that are present around the anus can stretch due to the intense pressure and may lead to swelling or bulges, causing piles. This can occur because of; chronic constipation or diarrhoea, living extremely heavy weights, pregnancy, putting too much pressure while passing stools.
How is the condition diagnosed?
To diagnose piles, your piles doctor in Delhi will conduct a physical examination and check the anus to notice the signs of piles. Your doctor may also ask you a few questions, such as;

  • Do any of your relatives or family members suffer from severe piles?
  • Do you notice blood or mucus in your stools?
  • Have you lost a notable amount of weight in recent times?
  • Have your bowel habits changed?
  • What is the colour of your stools?

To conduct a thorough diagnosis, your doctor may also perform a digital rectum exam, use a proctoscope
or even do a colonoscopy to help with the detection.

How is the condition treated?
When it comes to treating piles, you may have to go through lifestyle changes along with the other
Taking care of your diet becomes mandatory in keeping constipation away. This includes following a diet
chart suggested by your doctor. More fibre, fruits and veggies are always recommended. If you are
suffering from obesity or excess weight, it is important to lose weight. Your doctor will provide
medications and even provide surgical options to help you recover from this condition.
The surgical option include;

  •  Banding – Here, a plastic band is placed around the piles, stopping the supply of blood to the piles.
  • Sclerotherapy – Medicines are injected into the piles in order to shrink them.
  •  Infrared coagulation – It is a device used to burn the haemorrhoid tissues.
  •  Haemorrhoidectomy – During this surgery, the extra tissue that causes the bleeding is removed through surgery. To conduct this procedure, anaesthesia is used.
Why choose Apollo Spectra?
At Apollo Spectra, we have the best piles doctors in the country. With an expertise in their chosen field to extensive knowledge, doctors at Apollo Spectra are exquisite. With care and compassion, they make sure the patients are their number 1 priority. From providing a complete and a thorough diagnosis to providing the right treatment, you will receive excellent treatments. So, if you notice any symptoms of piles, visit your nearest Apollo Spectra today!