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Piles: Introduction

Piles: Prolapse of blood vessels through the anal passage. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Piles, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Piles:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Piles. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Piles

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Piles: Symptom Checker

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Piles Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Piles may include:

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Piles: Animations

Piles: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Piles

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Piles: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Piles

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some more »

Piles: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Piles

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Piles: Related Rare Diseases

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Piles: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Piles listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Piles as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Piles

Hemorrhoids are swollen but normally present blood vessels in and around the anus and lower rectum that... (Source: excerpt from Hemorrhoids: NIDDK)

Definitions of Piles:

Varicosities of the hemorrhoidal venous plexuses.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Piles

The list below shows some of the causes of Piles mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Piles?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Piles. Of the 10 causes of Piles that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Piles:

The following list of conditions have 'Piles' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Piles Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Piles based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    What are the alternative names for Piles:

    Haemorrhoids, Hemorrhoids
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Piles:

    Medical Conditions associated with Piles:

    Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulation symptoms (1579 causes)

    Symptoms related to Piles:

    Anal itch (71 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Hemorrhoids (13 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Heart disorders, Chronic diarrhea (66 causes), Chronic constipation, Liver disease, Cirrhosis of the liver, Congestive disorders, Fecal straining (21 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes)

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