What Is Haemorrhoids (Piles)?

• Piles, also known as hemorrhoids, are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus or lower rectum.

• While not always a cause for alarm, they can significantly impact your daily life, causing discomfort, pain, and even bleeding. Understanding the symptoms and causes of piles is the first step towards finding relief.

At Gem Hospital, precise diagnosis for piles ensures accurate treatment planning, fostering hope for a pain-free future.

Gem Hospital provides advanced treatments for piles, combining expertise and innovation for effective and lasting relief.

After Treatment Care:
Post-piles treatment at Gem Hospital includes personalized care, ensuring a smooth recovery and improved quality of life.

Patient Support:
Gem Hospital stands by patients, offering compassionate support through every step of their piles treatment journey.

Types of Piles

Internal Piles:These reside inside the rectum and often go unnoticed until they prolapse (bulge) during bowel movements. They are usually painless but may cause bright red rectal bleeding.

External Piles: These are located under the skin around the anus, forming noticeable lumps. They can be itchy, painful, and bleed, especially during bowel movements.


Thrombosed Piles: Blood clots form within an external pile, causing intense pain, swelling, and tenderness.

Prolapsed Piles: Internal piles protrude outside the anus, causing discomfort, irritation, and difficulty wiping.

Types of Piles based on severity

Piles can be broadly categorized into four grades, each with distinct characteristics and treatment options
Grade 1 Piles:

Description:Small, internal swellings located inside the rectum.

Symptoms: May not cause any noticeable symptoms, but some people experience mild itching or discomfort.

Treatment: Usually resolve on their own with lifestyle changes like increasing fiber intake and managing constipation.

Grade 2 Piles:

Description:Larger internal swellings that prolapse (protrude) outside the anus during bowel movements but retract spontaneously.

Symptoms: Bleeding, mild pain, and itching during bowel movements are common.

Treatment: Lifestyle modifications and home remedies often work, but sometimes minimally invasive procedures like rubber band ligation may be recommended.

Grade 3 Piles:

Description:Larger swellings that prolapse and require manual pushing back into the rectum after bowel movements.

Symptoms: Increased bleeding, pain, and discomfort, along with difficulty cleaning the anal area.

Treatment: May require minimally invasive procedures like sclerotherapy or hemorrhoidectomy depending on the severity and recurrence.

Grade 4 Piles:

Description:Prolapsed and permanently external swellings that cannot be pushed back in.

Symptoms: Significant pain, bleeding, and difficulty with hygiene, impacting daily life.

Treatment: Surgical intervention like hemorrhoidectomy is typically recommended due to the persistent discomfort and complications.

Common Symptoms of Piles

Pain and discomfort:Pain around the anus, especially during bowel movements, is a hallmark symptom.

Bleeding: Bright red blood on toilet paper or in the stool is a common sign of internal piles.


Itching and irritation:The anal area may feel itchy and uncomfortable due to inflammation.

Lump or mass: You may feel a lump near the anus, which can be either internal or external hemorrhoids.

Difficulty with bowel movements: Feeling incomplete bowel movements or straining to pass stool can worsen symptoms.

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Causes Of Piles

Increased pressure on the veins:
Straining during bowel movements, pregnancy, obesity, and chronic sitting or standing can contribute to increased pressure on the veins in the rectum, leading to pile formation.


Low-fiber diet:
A diet low in fiber can lead to constipation, which puts further strain on the veins and exacerbates existing piles.

Heavy lifting:
Regularly lifting heavy objects can also put increased pressure on the veins in the rectum.

Chronic medical conditions:
Some medical conditions like liver cirrhosis or portal vein hypertension can also contribute to pile formation.

Impact on Daily Life:

Living with piles can be immensely uncomfortable and inconvenient. The constant pain, itching, and bleeding can interfere with daily activities, work, and even social life. It can affect your sleep quality and overall well-being.

Finding Relief at GEM Hospital:

At GEM Hospital, we understand the impact of piles on your life. Our team of experienced specialists is dedicated to providing comprehensive and effective treatment options for hemorrhoids. We offer a wide range of treatments, from non-invasive options like lifestyle modifications and medication to minimally invasive procedures like rubber band ligation and sclerotherapy. Our goal is to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that relieves your symptoms and improves your quality of life.

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Diagnosis of Piles

GEM Hospital understands the sensitive nature of this condition and offers a comprehensive diagnostic approach for accurate pile identification and treatment

Medical History and Symptoms:Our doctors begin by understanding your medical history, including any risk factors like chronic constipation, heavy lifting, or pregnancy. They'll also discuss your symptoms, such as bleeding, pain, itching, or prolapse (protrusion) of tissues.

Physical Examination: A gentle physical examination involving a visual inspection and digital rectal exam helps assess the severity and location of the hemorrhoids. This painless procedure allows our doctors to determine the type and grade of hemorrhoids present.

Additional Investigations: In some cases, your doctor may recommend additional tests like anoscopy (examination of the anal canal) or sigmoidoscopy (examination of the lower rectum) for a more detailed evaluation.

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Piles Treatment: Finding Freedom from Discomfort:

Stop suffering in silence. Discover advanced, minimally invasive solutions for lasting relief at GEM Hospital.

Piles, or hemorrhoids, can be a painful and embarrassing condition, but you don't have to suffer in silence. At GEM Hospital, we understand the impact piles can have on your daily life and offer a comprehensive range of treatment options tailored to your specific needs.

Beyond Traditional Surgery

Gone are the days of intimidating, invasive procedures. At GEM Hospital, we prioritize minimally invasive and laser-based treatments for faster recovery, less pain, and better long-term outcomes. Here's a glimpse into our advanced treatment options:

Rubber Band Ligation:
A minimally invasive procedure involving painless placement of tiny rubber bands around internal hemorrhoids, causing them to shrink and eventually fall off.

Infrared Coagulation:
A gentle laser treatment that shrinks hemorrhoids by delivering precise pulses of light, ideal for internal and external hemorrhoids.

Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy (STHAL):
Minimally invasive surgical procedure for severe internal hemorrhoids, using a stapler to remove excess tissue and restore normal function.

Piles Treatment without Surgery

Hemorrhoids? Don't fret, painless alternatives at GEM Hospital, your gateway to comfortable living.

Soothe and heal: Topical creams and suppositories containing corticosteroids can reduce inflammation and relieve pain.

Bandage the problem: Rubber band ligation for internal hemorrhoids is a minimally invasive procedure that shrinks and eliminates these troublesome bumps.


Injected solutions shrink hemorrhoids by causing controlled scar tissue formation, offering long-term relief.

Infrared coagulation: Precise application of infrared light targets internal hemorrhoids, gently causing them to shrink and harden.

GEM Hospital: Your Partner in Piles Treatment

At GEM Hospital, you're not just a patient; you're our partner in reclaiming your comfort and well-being. Our team of experienced piles specialists combines advanced technology with a compassionate approach to ensure optimal outcomes.

Medication and Lifestyle Support:

Alongside advanced procedures, we offer comprehensive support to manage your symptoms and prevent recurrence:

Medications: Topical creams, suppositories, and oral medications to manage pain, inflammation, and discomfort.

Diet and Lifestyle Modifications:Recommendations for fiber-rich foods, hydration, and bowel management strategies to optimize digestive health.

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Don't let piles dictate your life. Take the first step towards lasting relief. Schedule a consultation with our piles specialist at GEM Hospital and discover the treatment options that are right for you.

Remember, you deserve to live life to the fullest, free from the discomfort of piles. Let GEM Hospital guide you on your journey to complete recovery.

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Prevention of Piles

Piles, also known as hemorrhoids, can be a pain. Literally. But before you suffer in silence, know that prevention is often the best cure.

Fiber Frenzy: Embrace fiber! Include fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in your diet. Fiber bulks up your stool, making it easier to pass, reducing strain on your rectum and preventing the formation of pesky piles. Aim for 25-35 grams of fiber daily.

Hydrate Hero: Water is your friend! Drinking plenty of water keeps your stool soft and prevents constipation, a major contributor to piles. Aim for 8-10 glasses of water daily, adjusting based on your activity level and climate.


Exercise Enthusiast:
Get moving! Regular exercise, like brisk walking, swimming, or yoga, improves blood circulation and digestion, keeping your gut happy and piles at bay. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week.

Bathroom Buddy: Don't ignore the call of nature! Holding it in puts undue pressure on your veins, increasing the risk of piles. Go as soon as you feel the urge, and avoid straining during bowel movements.

Sit Smart:
Ditch the hard benches and opt for chairs with soft cushions. Prolonged sitting, especially on hard surfaces, can aggravate existing piles and contribute to their formation. Take breaks, get up and move around every 30-60 minutes.

Weight Watch: Excess weight puts pressure on your abdominal cavity, including your rectum. Keeping your weight in check through a healthy diet and exercise reduces this pressure and the risk of piles.

Spice it Up (But Not Too Much):
While adding some spice to your life can be delightful, excessive chili peppers and spicy foods can irritate your digestive system and worsen piles. Enjoy spice in moderation, and listen to your body's signals.

GEM Hospital: Your Partner in Piles Treatment

At GEM Hospital, you're not just a patient; you're our partner in reclaiming your comfort and well-being. Our team of experienced piles specialists combines advanced technology with a compassionate approach to ensure optimal outcomes.

Why Choose GEM Hospital for Piles Treatment?

Surgery offered only for those who’ll require one

Comprehensive piles care involving treatment and reducing further recurrence

Usage of advanced gadgets like harmonic,LASER to aid quicker recovery

Don't Let Piles Hold You Back

Book your appointment at GEM Hospital today and take the first step towards a pain-free, confident future. Our expert team is here to guide you every step of the way, offering comprehensive care and ongoing support to ensure your long-term well-being.

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