Piles are a very common problem in Asia. Piles are an abnormal swelling of blood vessels in the anus. Sometimes, these swellings can enlarge gradually to become a big lump at the anus. At other times, these blood vessels swelling can burst and result in passage of fresh blood from the anus after defecation.
- Bleeding from the rectum
- Lump in the anal region
- Anal itch
- Anal pain
What are the Various Grades of Piles?
Bleeding with no lump at the anus
Lump at the anus that protrudes after passage of stool, but disappears spontaneously later
Lump at the anus that protrudes after passage of stool, but disappears after being pushed back into the anus
Permanent lump at the anus