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Piles and Bleeding Piles in Women

                          Call For Immediate Attention With time, the disease gets worse and complicated to such an extent that even proper treatment fails to get the desired cure. In case of Piles, for effective cure, it is best to seek treatment as soon as possible. Earlier only men were noticed to be victims of Piles. However, today women in increasing numbers are also seen to suffer from this disease. Majority of women, who are victim of Piles, shun speaking about their problem for reasons of shyness and hesitation. They continue to suffer the pain. With time, the disease gets worse and complicated, to such an extent that even proper treatment fails to get the desired cure. In case of Piles, for effective cure, it is best to seek treatment as soon as possible. Earlier, only men were noticed to be victims of Piles. However, today women in increasing numbers are also seen to suffer from this disease. Reasons for Piles among women Even as the number of working women is increasing day by day, the number of Piles victim is also increasing. Working women have to remain standing or to sit continuously for long duration. This increases their chances of getting Piles. Improper food - spicy and fried foods - at irregular time, stressful condition created due to the mad rush, attempting to meet responsibilities and deadlines between household work and professional duties, all such conditions serve as causatives for Piles. Increasing tendencies of smoking, tobacco chewing and liquor consumption are also considered as strong causatives for Piles. Lack of exercise and obesity, in addition a major factor in case of women becoming victims of Piles, is their pregnancy. Reasons for getting Piles during Pregnancy v Due to increase in the size of abdomen and weight, pressure on the nerves at lower tract increases. This blocks the tract as they get swelled. v Constipation is common during pregnancy due to higher intake of fatty foods and longer rests. Constipation, with time, results in Piles. v During pregnancy, a hormone called Relaxin is secreted in blood, which loosens the blood vessels and they get swollen. v Generally women continue to ignore all the aforementioned conditions, considering them to be general conditions of pregnancy, when in fact, some of them are not so. v Muscles of inner walls of anal opening become bulky, start bulging because of swelling, and eventually weaken. Whenever pressure is applied during fecal evacuation, muscles crack and start bleeding. Symptoms v Passing dry and hard stool. v Problems while passing stool. v Bleeding though limited, while passing stools or immediately after. Blood is either present in the stool or flows out in droplets, on cracking of muscles. Sometimes when quantity is more it comes out in flow. v This blood is usually bright red in colour, sometimes it may be purple or deep red in colour. Blood clots are also noticed sometimes with feces. v In the preliminary stage, moles of Piles cannot be seen outside the anal opening. With time, they start coming out. In Peak stage, moles become permanently present on the outer wall of anus. These moles emit a fluid, which creates itching sensation in the adjacent areas. v Light pain is always present in anus, often the patient feels itching and burning sensation in the anal region. Some times, foul smell is also present. Treatment v During preliminary stage, domestic treatment could cure the ailment to a very large extent. v It is important to eliminate constipation tendency. Only then one can say to have achieved a normal condition of excretion. For this purpose, it is essential to increase liquids and fibers in diet through consumption of green leafy vegetables and fruits. Fried and spicy foods must be avoided to the best possible extent. Intake of 2 tsf of Isabgol with a glass of plain water at bedtime is beneficial. v Application of ointment in anal region before sleeping or bowel movements helps in easy evacuation of stool. v Applying pressure while evacuating is not recommended. v Anal region should be kept clean. Medicinal Treatment v Pyracon Tablet and Livo Tablet - 2 each, in the morning and evening, with warm water, after meals. v Livo Syrup - 2 tsp, before meals. v Muktin Tablet - 2 tablets, after each meal. v J.P. Aaram Churna - 2 tsf, with warm water, at bedtime only, at night. v J.P. Kasisadi Taila - Apply locally on the moles of Piles, after stool evacuation.




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