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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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THAT'SMYBOY: John Arne Riise celebrates his pile-driver the last time Liverpool beat Manchester United at An field, while former team-mate Danny Murphy was responsible for inflicting the last league defeat on United
David Clarke died when a 50ft tall pile-driver collapsed at Hams Hall, near Tamworth.
His best came when Liam Connolly hit a pile-driver from the edge of the area which the keeper could only parry but he recovered to keep out Dowson's strike from the rebound.
The game was made safe just before time when a pile-driver from Paul Carden was superbly saved by Worgan, but the keeper had little luck with the ball falling to Joe O'Neill to fire in the rebound.
Rodney Jack teed up Lunt, and the young midfielder's 25-yard pile-driver was tipped over the bar by the visiting goalkeeper.
The company wanted to link the two halves of its new estate with a bridge over the River Leen but environmental groups warned that the use of a pile-driver would disturb the voles.
Skipper Bushe opened the scoring with a unstoppable run into the box and pile-driver shot which the CFANI keeper could only fumble at.
Last week was wall-to-wall Liverpool from the 1970s, some time in the near future we're told the memorable Everton-Leeds clash from 1974 is scheduled, Mick Lyons' diving header, Steve Sear-geant's 25-yard pile-driver and all.
Bridges found the net twice in the second-half - first from close range and then with a 20-yard pile-driver at the death.
Fairley's final line-up almost took a third-minute lead when Darren Gribben's fierce pile-driver flew narrowly wide.
The Ghanaian-born striker's 20-yard pile-driver delighted boss Keith Alexander.
The keeper then produced a save from a pile-driver by Paul Warhurst.