Articles on: Haemorrhoids

Is there a difference between haemorrhoids and piles?

No, there is no difference between haemorrhoids and piles. Haemorrhoid are commonly referred to as piles, and the terms are used interchangeably to describe the same condition. Both terms refer to the swollen veins in the lower part of the rectum or anus that can cause discomfort and other symptoms.

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Updated on: 21/02/2024

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