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Piles, also known as hemorrhoids, are swollen blood vessels that develop around the anus. They can cause bleeding and discomfort.

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I have a burning sensation and a bulge around my anus. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning sensation and a slight bulge around my anus. But I have no pain or discharge of blood. Is it piles? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Pritam Mohapatra

Answer: Hello,Welcome to went through your query. I recommend you follow the instructions mentioned below.1) Apply Pilex (Ayurvedic) ointment topically at the anus (with the clean applicator) at least once daily, before and after passing stool, for the next week.2) Keep up a healthy, balanced,...  Read Full »

I have a burning sensation in the anal region. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a dental student doing my internship. I am suffering from constipation from the past one week. I have a burning sensation in the anal region which I am unable to tolerate. Sometimes, there is severe itching and pain as well. I stay in the hostel. So, can you suggest me some tips t...  Read Full »

Dr. Pritam Mohapatra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to appreciate you seeking help. Well, constipation is the key feature in piles or fissures which exhibit similar symptoms. I recommend the following for relief: 1. Streamline your diet and lifestyle: Focus on a balanced Mediterranean diet, with adequate intake of water ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest suitable remedies for anal burning and bleeding.

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is suffering from anal burning and bleeding while going for motion. Whenever he goes in motion, he starts having anal burning from morning to evening. If he does not go motion in the morning, there is no anal burning. The doctor has suggested Smuth cream for the anal area. Can ...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You did not mention the diagnosis that your doctor made whether it is piles or fissures or something else. But avoid constipation. Give him a high-fiber diet like whole grains, salads, and plenty of water daily. Also, tell him to sitz bath. Take a sitz bath two times dail...  Read Full »

I am a 26-year-old man suffering from a painful lump on my anus despite treatment. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old man, and for the past 10 years, I have been suffering from a painful lump on my anus that always hangs out. The lump is red in color. I have tried various homeopathic medicines such as Ruta, Ignatia, Podophyllum 200, Sulphur, Backson's pilgo, and Blooume piles remedies...  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern. Before answering your query, I would like to know if you have had this lump examined by a physician or if any tests have been conducted on it. Is the lump increasing in size, or has it remained the same ...  Read Full »

How to manage piles and constipation through ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 55 year old male. I am 5'8" tall and my weight is 152.12 Ibs. I am suffering from piles over three years but there is no bleeding. I constantly have some sensation in anus which troubles me while walking. I am noticing my right wrist and feet with swelling almost daily morning. My ...  Read Full »

Dr. Revathi. T. S.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How is your bowel movement now? Do you have constipation? It is better for you to use western toilet. Avoid curds, non-vegeterian, green chilly, deep fried and spicy foods from your diet. Do sitz bath after passing stools every day to keep your genital and anal region cle...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from piles, and skin comes out from the natural opening during bowel movements. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from piles problem for four years, but I do not have any blood or pain-related issue. Just when I poop early morning, a few amounts of skin come out from the anal opening. So I want to get relief from that skin coming out from there. I am under homeopathic medicat...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Piles is basically swollen veins of the anal region. The treatment can only be advised after a clinical examination of your anal region. So I suggest you visit a nearby general surgeon or ayurveda physician and ask for a c...  Read Full »

Can bleeding during stools occur after undergoing ayurvedic treatment for a month?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having internal and external piles, for the last seven years, but it was not causing any issues until now. Last year I noticed bright red blood while passing stools, so I consulted a gastro specialist, and after a colonoscopy he confirmed that I was having grade four piles. I vis...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and saw the attached files (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). In Ayurveda, kshar sutra treatment is done, and sometimes mild bleeding occurs after the procedure. The reports you shared have shown a chronic fissure, and piles are...  Read Full »

My sister faced the problem of piles five years back, and now she has small flesh in the anal region. Is it an anal fistula?

Query: Hello doctor,My sister faced the problem of piles five years back, which got resolved with a good diet and medications. But she has a small flesh in the anal region, maybe an anal fistula. It does not generally cause pain except at the time of her period. Also, the flesh does not create any problems...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A flash bulge at the anal verse indicates piles or sentinel tags. In the case of a fistula, fluids ooze with irritation; however, in the case of tissue in the anus region, there is pain and burning after defecation. Therefore, the line of treatment depends on the con...  Read Full »

My old hemorrhoids with a wart on the outside have pain and bleeding. Can you please help?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had hemorrhoids for four to five years. It gives blood, pain and there is a wart on the outer side of the anus. Can you please help me doctor?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Hemorrhoids are also known as piles. In hemorrhoids, some tissues protrude out along with the stools during defecation, and it may go back by itself (first grade) or manually (second grade). It may or may not bleed. So...  Read Full »

How to cure piles? Please suggest some medicines.

Query: Hi doctor, I have piles for the past two months. Please suggest some medicines.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sedentary lifestyle, eating oily and spicy junk foods, smoking and drinking habits are the common causes to have piles. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and lifestyle changes. Avoid eating spicy and fried junk foods. Do regular kapalbhati Mandhuka...  Read Full »

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