What is Piles?
What are the Symptoms?
- Blood in stools
- Pain while defecating
- Mucus discharge while defecating
- Painful hard lump in the anus
- Itching sensation around the anus
- Feeling of fullness in the bowels even after passing a stool
What are the Implications of Piles?
If untreated, hemorrhoids may cause complications such as anemia and weakness due to the chronic blood loss during defecation. There is a risk of developing strangulated haemorrhoids where the blood supply of a prolapsed pile gets obstructed by the constriction of the anal sphincter.