Can piles lead to rectum cancer?

There is no evidence to prove that piles leads to rectal or any other form of cancer although rectal bleeding may be one of the symptoms of cancer. To prevent cancer of any form, it is best to improve your eating habits, sleeping patterns and daily routine. You can cure piles through home remedies.

  • Dark leafy green vegetables and alfalfa are high in vitamin K and help in curing bleeding piles.
  • Consume one or two spoons of flaxseed oil daily as it softens stool.
  • While moving the bowels, avoid straining and clenching muscles.
  • Drink plenty of fluids and eat a healthy diet of fresh fruits, vegetables, grains, pulses and cereals to steer clear of constipation.
  • Take plain or salt water enema to get relief from extreme form of constipation.
  • Avoid taking too many steroids or over the counter medicines for common cold, headache or sleeplessness.
  • Exercise or walk regularly to keep yourself fit.
  • In case of pain in the rectum due to piles, sit in a hot tub of water for relief.
  • Do not use rough or dry toilet paper but moistened paper to wipe.
  • Do not wash the area with hard soaps and keep the area dry.
  • Do not bend your knees but your back but avoid lifting heavy objects as much as you can.

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