Haemorrhoids or piles are swollen veins that form in the anus or lower rectum. It is a very common condition, with 1 in 3 people in Singapore suffering from it. Haemorrhoids are also one of the most frequent causes of rectal bleeding, though symptoms are not always obvious. Some haemorrhoids go away on their own, but others may require treatment for haemorrhoids in Singapore, depending on the type and severity.
Consulting a haemorrhoids specialist in Singapore can help identify the cause of one’s haemorrhoids and reduce the risk of developing them in the future.
Haemorrhoids can be very uncomfortable. Should you experience any symptoms, make sure to seek prompt haemorrhoids treatment from a piles specialist in Singapore.
A visual examination may be enough to diagnose external haemorrhoids. Internal haemorrhoids, on the other hand, may require further examinations such as:
The recovery period varies from person to person, but usually takes a few weeks. You may be given pain medication to alleviate post-operative discomfort. Complications are rare, but seek immediate medical attention should you experience heavy bleeding, fever and chills. Dr Chong Chee Keong is experienced in the treatment of haemorrhoids and piles. For consultations, contact our specialist at 6355 5285 today.