Are Piles and Hemorrhoid the same?

What are Piles and what causes them?

In the tip of the anal canal there are clump of tissues filled with blood vessels, muscles and fibroid materials that gives a sort of cushion. This region is also referred as Hemorrhoid.  If complex Hemorrhoid tissue gets dilated by normal blood vessels with blood, the condition is referred as Piles or Hemorrhoid. In India Piles is a more common term understood by all where Hemorrhoid is a term understood in the Americas. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

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Dr Maran is a qualified Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He is a leading Bariatric Surgeon who also specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal tracts. He has penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity