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No LikeA 22 years old male asked:i have pile that is hemorrhoids what should i do now. In order to keep myself healthy.READ MORE
No LikeA 19 years old male asked:I stay in Nigeria, and I'm suffering from hemorrhoids till this very time.. please how can you be of help?READ MORE
No LikeA 71 years old male asked:I have hemorrhoids since my teenage years it goes out about a quarter cm,while passing stool with pain, should I go for surgeryREAD MORE
No LikeA 23 years old male asked:hello doctor, what can i do to cure Hemorrhoids, or rather stop the pile from coming out from the anus, what are d drugs to take or measures to...READ MORE
No LikeA 31 years old male asked:Hi Dr please how can I cure hemorrhoid its really disturbing me, whenever I went for toilet something used to came out from my anus. I went to a Dr he...READ MORE
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the lowest part of your rectum and anus.Commonly referred to as piles.
They are formed when walls of these blood vessels stretch so thin that the veins bulge and get irritated, especially when you Excrete.
Hemorrhoids are one of the most common causes of rectal bleeding.
There are generally two types of Hemorrhoids
Internal Hemorrhoids (originating in the rectum) : Internal hemorrhoids are far enough inside the rectum that you can't usually see or feel them.
External ( originating in the anus) : they are located underneath the skin that surrounds the anus, and are lower than internal hemorrhoids.
Causes of Hemorrhoids
An accumulation of pressure in the lower rectum can affect blood flow and cause the veins to swell. This can occur from extra weight when you are obese or pregnant.
Hemorrhoids can also be caused by Standing or sitting for long periods, chronic diarrhea, eating a low-fiber diet, coughing and vomiting.
Physically challenges, like lifting something heavy and Pushing during bowel movements are known causes of Hemorrhoids.
Treatment of Hemorrhoids
Patients diagnosed with hemorrhoids are advised to soften their stools by increasing the amount fiber in their diets. Fruits, vegetables, cereals and grains are rich in fiber.
Questions you can ask your doctor about Hemorrhoids
If you are experiencing symptoms of hemorrhoids. Consult doctors online; making use of the Kangpe App or website.
Ask doctors on kangpe about home remedies for treating Hemorrhoids and the availability of over the the counter drug prescriptions for Hemorrhoids.
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