Bleeding Piles? How to Stop Your Piles Bleeding
It is very uncomfortable condition, and painful, although sometimes piles may bleed without any painful symptoms. Occasionally piles can disappear by themselves, the best way to prevent piles bleeding are to cure the piles itself.
Finding out what causes them can prevent you from getting bleeding piles. There are a lot of ways you can develop piles, some of the known causes of piles are.
The walls and valves of the rectal veins become weak.
Pregnancy, increased blood volume and straining.
Placing too much pressure on the rectal veins with prolonged standing or sitting.
Drinking caffeinated or alcoholic drinks in excess.
There are many ways to stop bleeding plies, it is important to seek medical advice if the piles are already bleeding. Listed are some traditional and conventional treatments for piles.
Traditional treatments for piles include use mild soap to keep the anal area clean. After each bowel movement dab gently, do not rub vigorously. Keep the area as dry as you can. Use talcum powder and soft tissue paper to keep the area dry as possible.
Eating a high fiber diet is also crucial in maintaining a balanced diet. Try and avoid straining during a bowel movement, soak the area in a hot tub for at least 20 minutes.
Ligation, is a method used to stop bleeding piles. The process involves using a rubber band to tie off the swollen veins. The idea is to cut off the blood supply and then the piles will fall off.
Another technique is Infrared Photo coagulation, infrared light is used to coagulate the internal veins of the piles . This treatment would require follow up treatments to successfully stop the bleeding piles.
The use of lasers to cure bleeding piles, high intensity light beams that are directed to the affected tissues. The piles are then cauterized and coagulated afterwards. The is still a relatively new technique, it is still in the research faze.
The last and final resort for stopping piles is Surgery, this extreme measure is only intended to cure piles that are too large, irreversible, bleeding profusely, painful and that have developed clots.
Article Author: Noel Byrne