Usual questions

from our patients

Ans: Bunches of blood vessels in the anus called anal cushions, when enlarged/bleed are called piles

a. Bleeding with motion.

b. Swelling/mass projecting from anus.

c. Pain – when blood clots inside.

ci. Fullness in rectum/ feeling of incomplete passing of motion.

cii.others – itching, soiling etc.

Ans: For any bleeding, examination of anal canal and rectum by proctoscopy/ preferably video rectoscopy at the earliest is a must, to diagnose the cause of bleeding and exclude diseases like cancer, ulcerative colitis etc.

a) Chronic constipation( straining and difficulty in passing stools).

b) Prolonged sitting.

c) Dry and spicy food.

d) pregnancy.

e) smoking or alcoholism.

f) mental stress.


Healthy life style .

a) active physical life.

b) semi- solid high fibre diet.

c) Avoid alcohol, smoking, junk food, spicy food.

d) stress free life.


a) 1st degree piles(early stage) – life style changes and a few medicines.

b) 2nd degree piles – non invasive procedures like IRC.

c) 3rd and 4th degree (late stage) – minimally invasive hi – tech procedures like DG-HAL LASER TREAT MENT WITH NEO V SYSTEM

Ans: 10 to 24 hours depending on the stage
Ans: minor procedures 1- 2 days. Later stages 4-5 days
Ans: 10 – 30 minutes
Ans: Local/ short general/ spinal
Ans: Negligible
Ans: Almost nil
Ans: Varies between Rs.30,000 to Rs. 90,000 depending on stage of disease and procedures done.
Ans: No
Ans: No