Swollen veins in the anus and rectum are Hemorrhoids (Also called Piles). Hemorrhoids can be Internal or External. Swollen veins inside the rectum are called internal Hemorrhoids. Swollen veins under the skin around anus are called external hemorrhoids.
Sign and Symptoms:
Sign and symptoms can vary from patient to patient and depending on type of hemorrhoids.
Sign and symptoms:
Hemorrhoids can prolapse and come out of anus.
Internal hemorrhoids are generally less painful than external hemorrhoids.
Causes of Hemorrhoids:
Chronic Constipation: Straining for stool leads to pressure on veins causing hemorrhoids.
Pregnancy: As the uterus enlarges, it causes pressure on veins and can lead to hemorrhoids.
Lifting: Heavy lifting regularly can cause hemorrhoids.
Diet with low fiber content in it.
Diagnosis of Hemorrhoids:
Hemorrhoids can be diagnosed by doctor by physical examination or digital rectal examination. Doctor may advise anoscopy/ sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy to cofirm/ to rule out any other cause of bleeding from rectum.
Prevention of hemorrhoids:
Increase high fiber diet like vegetable, fruits and salad.
Avoid prolonged sitting.
Keep your weight in control.
Drink plenty of liquids.
Frequently asked questions
Is bleeding from rectum always due to Hemorrhoids:
No, bleeding from rectum is not always due to hemorrhoids. Bleeding from rectum can be due to multiple reasons including hemorrhoids like Ulcerative Colitis, Chrohn’s Disease, anal fissures, proctitis, rectal ulcer, anal cancer or colon cancer etc.
Which tests will diagnose Hemorrhoids:
Hemorrhoids is generally diagnosed by local examination, digital
rectal examination. Doctor may advise anoscopy/ sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy to cofirm cause of bleeding from rectum.
Is Hemorrhoids Curable?
Homorrhoids is curable. Homeopathy can cure Hemorrhoids. However duration of treatment may vary from patient to patient depending upon patient’s lifestyle and dietary habits.
I have observed that Hemorrhoids is aggravated by food/ diet that is too Spicy/ peppery. Too much dry fruits can also aggravate hemorrhoids.
Homeopathic treatment of hemorrhoids:
There are many medicines for Hemorrhoids like Aesc-H, Aloe-S, Hamamelis- V, Arsenic Alb, Sulphur, Nux-vom, Sepia, Merc-s, Phos etc., but no homeopathic medicine should be taken without consulting doctor. Please consult Homeopathic doctor to get rid of Hemorrhoids.
Homoeopathy is a system of medicine that was started by Dr Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. It is based on doctrine of Similia Simlibus Curentur which means Like Cures Like.More ...
Is Homeopathy slow?
Homeopathy is not slow. This can be decided by you. Take an example: If a patient is taking treatment for hypertension in other system of medicine and has to take medicine for whole life but with Homoeopathy if hypertension is cured in one year or one and half year and medicine is stopped then you have to decide which system of medicine is slow/ fast.
Is Homeopathy good for chronic diseases only ?
No it is not true. Homeopathy is very effective in both Acute and Chronic diseases.
Is Homeopathy effective in Autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis / Psoriasis / Alopecia Areata / Vitiligo / Celiac disease / Crohn’s disease / Ulcerative Colitis ?
Yes, there are numerous cases in which Homeopathic remedies has shown efficacy in cases in Autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis / Psoriasis / Alopecia Areata / Vitiligo / Celiac disease / Crohn’s disease / Ulcerative Colitis ?
Is Homeopathy effective in diseases in the body like Tumor / cyst / fibroid / corn / wart / polyp / ganglion / stone / ulceration etc. ?
Yes, there are numerous cases in which Homeopathic remedies has shown efficacy in cases like Tumor / cyst / fibroid / corn / wart / polyp / ganglion / stone / ulceration etc.
Do Homeopathy medicines increase the disease symptoms in all the cases ?
Not true, Homeopathic aggravation is misinterpreted. There may be a mild increase in the symptoms in a few cases in which suppression is there.