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Symptoms of Piles
Symptoms of Piles

Symptoms of Piles

Posted by
 Dr Batra’s™  July 7, 2020

Piles or hemorrhoids are the most common lifestyle ailment. It is developed due to excess pressure on anal blood vessels leading to swelling and inflammation.


  • Burning sensation before, during or after stools
  • Itching in the anus
  • Constipation
  • Constant sensation of heaviness in the anus
  • Sensation of unsatisfactory stools
  • There could be bleeding before, after or during stools
  • Pricking sensation in the anus
  • Pain in the anus before or after passing stools

Contributing factors

  1. Alcohol Intake
  2. Spicy food
  3. High blood pressure
  4. strenuous exercise
  5. Prolonged sitting or traveling
  6. less fluid intake

Types of piles

Hemorrhoids - swollen clusters of veins lying under the walls of anus

  1. Internal (inside the anus)
  2. External (outside the anus)

Any activity that exerts excessive pressure on the blood vessels can increase the risk of enlargement

If Ignored, it may lead to:

  • Severe anal spasm leading to insomnia
  • Sentinel piles
  • Fissures
  • Chronic anemia
  • Anal incontinence
  • Thrombosis of piles