Piles is one of the most painful and also embarrassing health conditions a person can ever experience. The disorder can greatly disturb normal life style of the person. Activities like sitting, walking are very painful and the person tends to avoid by just taking rest. Piles are seen during summers, winters but the reason for their cause is a bit confusing. The symptoms are seen in obese patients, pregnant women, children etc.
The piles symptoms are extreme pain during passing of stools, bleeding and also unable to walk, sit etc. There can be protrusion of inflamed, swollen, bead like structures around rectum.
Causes of piles:
Water insufficiency is considered as prime cause. Less intake in water can dehydrate the mucous layer of large intestine and rectum and there by lead to hardness of bowels or stool and get put pressure on the delicate mucous layer of rectum leading to bleeding, inflammation etc. So when a person with piles consumes sufficient water, there will be quick relief from symptoms as seen in many cases.
Diet is next important cause. Low fibrous diet, diet which can enhance inflammation like fried food, meat, chicken etc. are also cause of piles.
Irregular bowel habits and lack of physical activity and exercise can also be causative factors for piles.
Treatment for piles:
Piles treatment can be very fast with combination of allopathic drugs like
Analgesic especially local anesthetics which desensitize pain at the rectum are helpful to relieve pain immediately.
Anti-inflammatory drugs minimize inflammation which is the actual cause of pain, swelling of veins around rectum etc.
Antibiotics are also given which help reduce any infection based inflammation etc.
Further one has to avoid friend foods, foods with much pepper, chili powder, meat, chicken for faster recovery. Having light foods like milk, fruit juice, curds etc can help relieve symptoms fast.
Posture: Sleeping or lying down are good positions in times of extreme pain. For sitting one should avoid cushion, sofa like chair, but chairs with hard surface will be helpful. R=Try to minimize walking, running in times of intense pains.
Dress; Wear light fitting clothes especially around abdomen to minimize pressure on the rectum, avoid belts, elastic clothing around the waist.