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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)
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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Back in 1997, recognizing that non-CPAs were making piles of money as consultants (of all kinds), financial advisors, insurance providers, and other purveyors of products and advice, Melancon stated that "we have to change the perception of the public as it relates to our profession" and "we need to change the mindsets of the individuals who make up the profession."
He further observed that KESC management had been making piles of benefits out of national money by ignoring its obligations under the signed agreement.
Clarkson''s comments are, in fact, representative of a section of people from his own privileged background, who believe anyone not making piles of money, and who works in the public sector, is a pen-pusher, bureaucrat or useless drudge.
Clarkson''s comments are, in fact, representative of a section of people from his own privileged background, boarder at the elite Repton public school, who believe that anyone not making piles of money and who does work in the public sector is a pen-pusher, bureaucrat or useless drudge.
The Man-in-Charge was working late on Monday so I had my tea, watched the news and began by making piles of pictures on the coffee table.