Hemorrhoid causes swollen veins in the anal region. Hemorrhoids occurs if the food we eat has less fiber content in it. But this alone does not cause piles. Hemorrhoids can also be caused due to pregnancy, stress in the bowel and constipation. Poor eating habits can also cause hemorrhoids. There are two types of hemorrhoids ie internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids.
Internal hemorrhoids can worsen the situation, if untreated.External hemorrhoid is not that harmful. As internal hemorrhoids occur inside the body close to the anal region, they may be left unnoticed. Bleeding and itching occurs in the infected area for internal hemorrhoids. External hemorrhoids cause severe pain and swelling close to the anal region outside the body. Depending on the severity caused due to piles, the treatment may differ and you need to choose the best treatment to treat piles.
Eating fiber rich diet will make you pass stool without much strain. Constipation can be completely eliminated by drinking plenty of water.Hemorrhoid cream can be applied on the infected region to treat it. Changing the diet we take each and everyday can also be considered as a good treatment to heal hemorrhoids. For Internal hemorrhoids, it is better to for surgery. The surgery's that can be done include infra red coagulation, hemorrhoidectomy. If the hemorrhoid is severe then this method called hemorrhoidectomy can be done to cure hemorrhoids. Before going with any treatment, it is good to have an understanding on how to treat hemorrhoids.
The different surgical methods to treat hemorrhoids include:
- The method used for treating internal piles is rubber band Ligation. It effectively cuts the supply of blood. The hemorrhoid shrinks and disappears slowly within 2-3 weeks.
- The method called Sclerotherapy is also used for treating internal hemorrhoids. It results in loss of blood circulation due to a hardening agent injected in the hemorrhoid. The hemorrhoid then shrinks and disappears without causing any harm.
- Another method used to treat hemorrhoid is Infrared Coagulation. It causes the blood to clot and make the hemorrhoid to disappear.
- An effective method to remove piles surgically is Hemorrhoidectomy. When hemorrhoids clot this method is used. If other treatments have not produced good results you can go for this treatment. This method is used to treat piles completely by removing them.
Keeping the anal area clean and neat is also important. If good treatment is given, piles will slowly subside and soon you will get complete relief from it. Within a few weeks the external piles lump will begin to shrink gradually. If there are no effects in few weeks then it is good to consult the doctor.