What is Piles? 6 Best Piles Home Remedies for Piles Treatment at Home

What is Piles?

What is Piles, Treatment at home
By UPHI Hospital, March, 26 2019

Piles is another word of Hemorrhoids and also known as Bawaseer in Hindi are swollen Blood Vessels in the Anal Area in the Rectum from where we Pass Stools. Swelling of these Blood Vessels creates discomfort in passing stools and these Vessels starts having cracks leading to Blood in Stool. This swelling mainly starts from inside the Anal Area and spreads outside the Anal Area. A Piles Picture is demonstrated below.


The Causes, Stages & Symptoms of Piles are explained below.

What are the Causes of Piles?

It is very difficult to find the Causes of Piles however the Expert says that it is mainly due to the following Reason:-

  • Hereditary Reason i.e. it must be running in the Family Genes
  • Sitting for long hours
  • In females mainly due to pressure to the Blood Vessels in the Anal Area i.e. Rectum during Pregnancy
  • Pressure in the Rectum Area during constipation
  • Irregular eating habits including low water intake
  • Eating junk food i.e. Low Fibre Diet
  • Habit of Drinking Alcohol & Smoking

What the Different Types of Piles?

Typically Piles are identified in 4 different Stages by Doctors. And the 4 Types of Piles Stages are shown in the table below:

Stages Description

Stage 1 Swollen Blood Vessels inside the Rectum i.e. the Anal Area

Stage 2 Swollen Blood Vessels inside the Rectum starts coming out while passing stool and goes inside after passing of stool

Stage 3 Swollen Blood Vessels inside the Rectum comes out while passing stools and has to be pushed back inside the Rectum Area manually

Stage 4 Swollen Blood Vessels inside the Rectum comes out while passing stools and does not go back in the Rectum area even after manually pushing

What are the Symptoms of Piles?

Piles are not dangerous however Piles Symptoms are mostly unbearable and reoccurring in nature unless treated. The Symptoms for Piles differs based on the Type of Piles Stage the person is dealing with, however The common Symptoms for Piles are as follows :

  • Painless Bleeding while passing stool (In Stage 1)
  • Regular Irritation and Itchy feeling in the Anal Area
  • Pain or discomfort in the Anal Area
  • Swollen Anal Area from where we pass stool
  • A lump at the Anal Opening which is very sensitive upon touching and painful too
6 Best Piles Home Remedies for Piles Treatment at Home

Piles Treatment at Home is highly successful especially when Piles is identified in the early stage. If you understand the Reason for Piles then the Home Remedies for Piles are mainly to do opposite of that apart from a few more things that one must do to avoid aggravating the Piles Problems. There are much Treatment for Piles at Home which are available online but the top 6 Best Treatment for Piles at Home are as follows :

  1. Eat Healthy & High Fibre Foods
  2. Avoid eating Junk Foods like a burger, cheese, and spicy street foods. These kind of foods are difficult to digest and can lead to constipation and further aggravate Piles, Eat High Fibre Rich Foods such as all kind of Fruits, Green Vegetables and Whole Grains because this kind of foods has healthy digestion and smoothen your stool giving you less discomfort while passing stool.

  3. Drink lots of Water or other Fluids
  4. Minimum 6 Glasses of water or other fluids throughout the day with a combination luke warm water and hot water will help Digest your food and soften your Stool helping you pass stool at ease and avoid straining the Blood Vessels. Please avoid

  5. Keep the Anal Area Infection Free
  6. Piles happen at the most infected prone area hence you have to keep your Anal Area absolutely Infection free so you have to soak your Anal Area in Luke Warm Water 3-4 times a day and clean it with clean wipes. This will help keep the Piles Infection free

  7. Do Not Strain while passing Stool
  8. Passing Stool is only time when Piles can be affected so you have to make sure that you do not strain yourself while passing stool. Straining while passing stool will lead to cracks in Blood Vessels. Try to avoid passing stool if you can not and pass it later when you are at ease. Go as soon as you feel the urge to pass stool.

  9. Start Exercising Regularly
  10. Exercising Regularly will reduce excess weight and keeps you healthy. Exercise keeps you active and avoid constipation and reduces pressure on Blood Vessels. Pressure on Blood Vessels happens due to long hours of Standing and Sitting.

  11. Stop Smoking and Drinking Alcohol
  12. Change of Lifestyle is one of the most important aspects to control Piles because your existing lifestyle has to lead to Piles so there is surely some Bad Habits which has contributed to Piles. One of the first things to do is to Stop Drinking Alcohol and Smoking.

Which Doctor to Consult for Piles?

Piles Symptoms are not always very indicative and if its nothing severe then you must consult a General Physician or your Family Physician. An Early Diagnose of Piles can help you avoid Surgery so if the discomfort is higher than meet Gastroenterologist or a Proctologist. Piles is mainly Internal or External and treated by a General Surgeon who is specialised in Treatment for Piles. Piles is also known as Hemorrhoids and Bawaseer in Hindi. Surgical Treatment for Hemorrhoids is called Stapled Hemorrhoids and the most Advanced Treatment for Piles is Diode Laser Treatment with Heat Energy.



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