primary cause of piles is chronic constipation and other bowel disorders.
The straining in order to evacuate the constipated bowels and the pressure
thus caused on the surrounding veins leads to piles. Piles are more common
during pregnancy and in conditions affecting the liver and upper bowel.
to empty the bowels when constipated.
– the weight of the foetus on the abdomen and the increased blood flow, as
well as the effect of hormones on the blood vessels.
– pushing during childbirth increases the pressure in the veins.
to pass urine, especially in men with prostate problems.
or growths in the pelvis or bowel, which may exert pressure in a similar
way to a pregnancy. Family history – piles can run in families and are
potentially hereditary, perhaps because of weak veins in the anal area.
veins – many people with these also develop piles, although piles are not
piles remain inside the rectum or anal canal.
piles protrude (or prolapse) from the anus when the bowels are opened, but
return of their own accord afterwards.
piles are similar, but only return inside when pushed back.
piles hang permanently outside the anus.
or irritation while passing stools,
bleeding in the case of internal trouble,
of soreness and irritation after passing a stool.
patient cannot sit comfortably due to itching, discomfort, and pain in the