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Posted by: Pain | 2011/04/12

Piles

Hi Dr.

Is there any instant relief from piles. They are very painful, and extremely uncomfortable. What causes them?

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Hi Pain
Piles are actually varicose veins around the anus. It is caused by increased pressure (like when you strain with constipation) but are often also hereditary. Something like Proctosedyl works well (you may need a prescription). Also take a stool softener like Lactulose.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2011/04/12

Hi Pain
Piles are actually varicose veins around the anus. It is caused by increased pressure (like when you strain with constipation) but are often also hereditary. Something like Proctosedyl works well (you may need a prescription). Also take a stool softener like Lactulose.
Dr Bets

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