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pile

 [pīl]
2. in nucleonics, a chain-reacting fission device for producing slow neutrons and radioisotopes.
sentinel pile a hemorrhoid-like thickening of the mucous membrane at the lower end of an anal fissure.

pile

(pīl),
1. A series of plates of two different metals imposed alternately one on the other, separated by a sheet of material moistened with a dilute acid solution, used to produce a current of electricity.
2. An individual hemorrhoidal tumor.

pile

(pīl)
2. an aggregation of similar elements for generating electricity.

sentinel pile  a hemorrhoid-like thickening of the mucous membrane at the lower end of an anal fissure.

pile

(pīl)
1. A series of plates of two different metals imposed alternately one on the other, separated by a sheet of material moistened with a dilute acid solution, used to produce a current of electricity.
2. An individual hemorrhoidal tumor.
See: hemorrhoids
[L. pīla, pillar]

Patient discussion about pile

Q. What are hemorrhoids?

A. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. This common problem can be painful, but it’s usually not serious.

Veins can swell inside the anal canal to form internal hemorrhoids. Or they can swell near the opening of the anus to form external hemorrhoids. You can have both types at the same time. The symptoms and treatment depend on which type you have.

Source: WebMD

Q. What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids? My husband complains that when he goes to the bathroom he bleeds. Does this mean he has hemorrhoids?

A. The commonest symptom of internal hemorrhoids is bright red blood in the toilet bowl or on one's feces or toilet paper. However, Many anorectal problems, including fissures, fistulae, abscesses, or irritation and itching (pruritus ani), have similar symptoms and are incorrectly referred to as hemorrhoids. If he is also in pain, then go see a Doctor.

Q. How to prevent Hemorrhoids? My brother is suffering from Hemorrhoids. I am very worried about getting them to and want to know how can I prevent them?

A. it's time to change to a healthier diet..one with fibers and vegetables.avoid causes like: Increased straining during bowel movements,portal hypertension, Obesity and Excessive consumption of alcohol or caffeine.

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Mr Salmon said Cementation decided to make its own replacement parts for the pile-driver, and the part was produced using a sketch one of its engineers made of the manufacturer's original.
Cullybackey were by no means out of the game, but they had to thank Martin again in the 86th minute as he saved a Robbie Budden pile-driver.
Cambridge keeper Shaun Marshall pulled off a marvellous one-handed save to touch Chris Shuker's pile-driver onto the bar as the home side looked for a way back into the game.
Danny Invincible was unlucky not to pull one back when he smashed a 30-yard pile-driver against the bar but Craig Faulconbridge compounded Invincible's misery when he made it 3-0 in the 73rd minute.
John McQuillan tried to level matters with a 56th-minute pile-driver but the ball just cleared the crossbar.
McNamara, just back from an injury sustained against Barcelona, went off with a back injury and Sutton was the unfortunate victim of a pile-driver which he took on the face and had concussion.
Had it not been for Bury keeper Glynn Garner, Plymouth would have won by a wider margin and it was fitting when Wotton's pile-driver finally increased their advantage.
GARY CROFT'S 25-yard pile-driver kept Cardiff on course for promotion and added to Notts County's disappointing start to the season.
Mickey Stockwell's pile-driver was deflected to the left hand edge of the area where Frenchman Thomas Pinault was up-ended by Richard Walker.
England youth international Lunt fired home a 45-yard wind-assisted pile-driver to put the visitors in front for a second time with only 11 minutes gone.
A LAST-MINUTE 20-yard pile-driver from substitute Marc Bircham clinched three points for Millwall.
McMahon's team settled down in the second half with John Hills starting and finishing a lovely move with a 15-yard pile-driver.