Benefits and Disadvantages of Laser Piles Treatment


Around the world, thousands of people suffer from piles every day. Although piles do not pose a threat to life however, they can be painful and painful. Medical science has come up with a variety of effective treatments for piles. However, the most popular method is laser treatment for piles. Like any treatment option there are advantages to laser treatment for piles as well as drawbacks to treatment with lasers for piles. When the risk is considered in relation to the benefits and advantages, treating piles with lasers are more advantageous than the risks. Read on for more about the benefits of laser treatment for piles.

What exactly are Piles?

Piles sometimes referred to as haemorrhoids, are large and bulged blood vessels which form around the anus and in the rectal lower region. The piles can form in the anus itself, which is known as an internal haemorrhoid or within the lining the rectum or anus called an external haemorrhoid.

Based on their severity of the piles, they are classified in the following categories:

  • First degree- no bleeding No prolapse
  • Second-degree prolapse, but it will reduce in a spontaneous manner
  • Third degree prolapse, and must be decreased by hand
  • Fourth degree- permanent prolapse

What are the reasons for Piles?

The cause of piles is excessive strain upon the blood vessel that surrounds the lower rectum or anus. There are some harmless habits of daily life which can lead to piles. Certain conditions could increase the likelihood of piling up:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Lifting heavy weights
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • A longer period of time in the bathroom seat
  • Anal intercourse.

What are the signs of Piles?

The symptoms of piles are dependent on the type of pile. If a person has hemorrhoid external, they could experience the following signs:

  • Itching in the genital area
  • Small, tender lumps in the vicinity of the anus
  • Anal pain
  • Internal hemorrhoids can result in the symptoms listed below.
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Piles that are prolapsing from the anus

Which are your Treatment Options?

The treatment for piles is at home by following some actions, like eating foods that are rich in fiber drinking enough water, taking a an ice bath, avoiding strained constipation, using stool softeners and painkillers available over the counter. If, however, the person continues to experience symptoms, they should see a Piles Specialist in Kolkata.

The treatment plan is determined by what is the extent of problem. For milder forms that have little discomfort, Ointments and certain medications, suppositories and creams are suggested. But these options do not work in cases of severe internal bleeding. form of hemorrhoid.

Piles with serious forms have various treatment options, however, the most popular option is laser therapy for piles. While traditional surgery is employed, they have the drawback of post-surgical pain as well as a slower healing time as well as a longer time to return to normal activities and the complications post-surgery. In contrast to traditional procedure treating piles with lasers provides a wide range of benefits, and is the most preferred option of treatment for physicians and patients.

The Laser Therapy for Pile

Treatment for piles using lasers can be a less-invasive treatment that makes use of an extremely narrow laser beam to reduce or eliminate the affected tissue, without causing damage to the healthy tissue around it. This method of treatment is sought-after because of its numerous advantages.

Like the other treatment options there are a some adverse consequences. The side effects of laser therapy can cause a burning sensation that fades over time or, in very rare instances it could result in external skin tag-related thrombosis.

Benefits of the treatment with lasers for Piles

Laser treatment for piles offers these advantages:

  • There is no need to generalize anesthesia.
  • The least amount of pain than other surgical procedure
  • There is no need to have hospitalization
  • Safer treatment option
  • There is less bleeding during the procedure.
  • Quicker healing
  • A shorter recovery time
  • There are no cuts, open wounds or sutures
  • Return to regular activities faster
  • The shorter duration is required to finish the procedure
  • More rates of success
  • Fewer follow-up visits
  • Recurrence risk is lower.
  • There is no or minimal risk of post-surgical infection
  • The disadvantages of laser treatment for piles

Similar to the reverse aspect of the coin Laser treatment for piles has a few disadvantages. The main disadvantages of using lasers for treatment of piles is the expensive cost at some hospitals, as compared with open surgeries. In our clinic for piles, the cost of laser therapy for piles is reasonably priced.

The benefits of laser therapy for piles easily outweigh the drawbacks of using the treatment with lasers for piles. Thus treating piles with lasers is the most popular treatment for hemorrhoids.

Reach us

If you’ve suffered from piles and are looking for an effective solution, contact us by email or phone us at. Our expert Dr. Azhar Alam, is one of the most well-known surgeons in the field of gastroenterology. He is based out of Kolkata, India. He has around fifteen years experience, and carried out more than 3000 advanced laparoscopic procedures and also performs more than 100 successful laser procedures to treat piles each year.

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