Piles [hemorrhoids] and fissures are two different anorectal diseases that share some common symptoms. Because of this, many people get confused between piles and anal fissures. And when they make self-diagnosis of the condition, they may mistreat the medical condition, i.e., thinking that they have piles instead of anal fissures and vice-versa.

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To have a proper diagnosis and to avail the best suitable treatment, we recommend you consult with the doctor rather than self-diagnosing the condition. Proctologists, colorectal doctors, gastroenterologists, general practitioners, anorectal surgeons, and general surgeons are medical specialists who can easily diagnose and cure piles and fissures.

You can have a consultation with the best proctologists or piles specialists at your nearest location by visiting one of our clinics. In addition, we house several piles and fissures specialists to provide you the safest and permanent cure for your medical condition.

Annually, 1 million new cases of piles are reported in India, and most of them belong to the age groups of 45-65 years. Additionally, more than 40,723,288 people in India are reported to have hemorrhoids. Also, it is estimated that 50-85% of people around the world are suffering from hemorrhoids.

In the case of anal fissures, 20-35% of the Indian population are reported to have them. The incidence of fissure is highly observed in urban [18%] and suburban people [12%] than in rural areas.

Anal fissures equally occur in men and women and most often occur in adults aged 15 to 40. However, the prevalence of fissure was slightly higher in males than females [19.41% versus 14.14%]. Comorbidities associated with anal fissure included chronic constipation [14.2%], hypothyroidism [14.7%], obesity [13.0%], and solid tumors without metastasis [5.2%].

If both piles and anal fissures are not treated, they can cause some serious or life-threatening complications such as:

  • strangulation
  • blood loss
  • intense pain in the anal area
  • formation of blood clots within hemorrhoids
  • extensive scar formation [sentinel pile]
  • fecal impaction
  • difficulty to sit and walk
  • discharge of pus from the anal area

Make sure you select the right doctor to cure your piles and fissures. The best and experienced medical professionals who can easily diagnose and treat your piles or fissures may have the following qualifications.

  • MBBS
  • MS – General surgery
  • DNB – General surgery
  • FRCS – General surgery
  • DNB – Surgical gastroenterology
  • Fellowship in gastroenterology
  • DM – Gastroenterology
  • FRCS – General surgery [Colorectal]
  • FRCP – Gastroenterology
  • MD – Colorectal surgery
  • Diplomate in the colon and rectal surgery

Our doctors at piles-doctor.com can diagnose your condition like piles, or fissures with the help of the latest diagnostic tools. After a proper diagnosis, they provide well customized and best suitable treatment methods like laser surgery, only based on your overall health condition.

Treatment methods for piles

Treatment methods for anal fissures

  • Laser piles treatment
  • Laser fissure surgery
  • Open piles surgery [hemorrhoidectomy]
  • Fissurectomy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Lateral sphincterotomy
  • Hemorrhoidal artery ligation
  • Advancement anal flaps
  • Coagulation therapy
  • Medications including painkillers, laxatives, glyceryl trinitrate, calcium channel blockers, etc.
  • Banding and ligation
  • Botulinum toxin injections

Along with surgical options, piles and fissure specialists at our clinics can suggest a few home remedies, dietary changes, and lifestyle modifications to reduce the chances of recurrence of piles and fissures.

Out of many treatment options, laser surgery is recommended by most doctors who treat piles and fissures because of its benefits like:

  • no scars
  • no cuts
  • no or minimal blood loss
  • high surgical precision
  • cost-effective
  • no need for hospitalization
  • quick recovery
  • less risk of infection
  • reduced chances of risks and post-surgical complications

Ten [10] best doctors to diagnose and cure piles and fissures

All over India, there are several doctors who can cure anorectal diseases like piles and anal fissures. But selecting the right doctor is a crucial step towards getting rid of piles permanently. To help you choose a suitable doctor, we mentioned a table containing details about the top 10 medical professionals with whom you can have a consultation and avail the risk-free surgical treatment.

Top ten [10] doctors for piles and fissure treatment

Sl. No. Name of the doctor Years of experience Qualifications Associated with Location
1 Dr. Prashant Hegde 20+
  • MBBS
  • MS-General Surgery
  • General Surgeon
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
Hegde Hospital Madhapur, Hyderabad
2 Dr. Rajasekhar 41+
  • MBBS
  • MS – General Surgery
  • Proctologist
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • General Surgeon
Chirag Hospital JP Nagar 2 Phase, Bangalore
3 Dr. Ashish Vora 11+
  • MBBS
  • MS – General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • General Surgeon
  • Proctologist
Pristyn Care AB Road, Indore
4 Dr. Ashok Sharma 43+
  • MBBS
  • MS – General Surgery
  • General Surgeon
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
Laparoscopic and General Surgery Clinic Sector-42, Chandigarh
5 Dr. Nand Kishore Vidyarthi 46+
  • MBBS
  • MS-General Surgery
  • General Surgeon
  • General Physician
Care Poly Clinic & Surgical Center Boring Canal Road, Patna
6 Dr. Ravi Kumar Sharma 18+
  • DNB-General Surgery
  • MBBS
  • General Surgeon
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • Proctologist
Pristyn Care Clinic Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar
7 Dr. S K Pandita 28+
  • MBBS
  • MS-General Surgery
  • General Surgeon
Apollo Hospitals Sector 26, Noida
8 Dr. Pankaj Waykole 17+
  • MBBS
  • MS – General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • General Surgeon
  • Proctologist
Pristyn Care Clinic Pimple Saudagar, Pune
9 Dr. Uday M Muddebihal 36+
  • MBBS
  • MS – General Surgery
  • General Surgeon
Manipal Hospital Jayanagar 9 Block, Bangalore
10 Dr. Mohan Kant Thakur 10+
  • MBBS
  • MS – General Surgery
  • General Surgeon
Pristyn Care Clinic Ranchi

Final Words:

Most individuals with anorectal diseases like piles and fissures feel embarrassed to discuss their problems with doctors. So, they may miss their best and effective treatment methods. 

If you doubt having either piles or anal fissures, feel free to contact either a proctologist, anorectal surgeon, colorectal surgeon, or general surgeon. To have a consultation with any of these medical professionals, you can call 8527-488-190.

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I had piles for quite some time and the condition didn’t improve after trying many home remedies. When I consulted Dr. Pankaj, I was stressed after knowing that I needed surgical treatment. Fortunately, the doctor briefed me before the procedure and told me that there won’t be any cuts or stitches as they use laser technology. I trusted my doctor and had the surgery the next day. There were no cuts, stitches, or scars involved in the surgery. Now I am recuperating well and don’t feel any pain during bowel movements thanks to Dr. Pankaj

– Rohit Mehra

I had grade 2 piles which became grade 4 within a few weeks. It was very difficult for me to cope with the pain. When I consulted with my primary care provider, he referred me to Dr. Piyush Sharma Regardless of my concerns, I visited the doctor and he recommended laser surgery. At first, I was afraid, but after he explained the entire procedure, I knew that it was the best option to get rid of piles. I had my surgery a few days later which was successful. It’s been two weeks and I have recovered well after the surgery.

– Dharmesh Singh

Piles was becoming a very serious problem for me after lockdown. My physical activities were restricted and the condition became worse within a month. I came across Dr. Pankaj Sareen through Practo and booked a consultation with him. He explained the laser treatment procedure to me and described all its benefits. I had the surgery on the next day and now my condition is resolved. I am able to pass stools without any pain or discomfort thanks team

– Gaurav sinsinwar

I had heard that laser surgery was the best treatment for piles. After consulting with Dr. Rakesh Mittal, I was convinced that it is the right method for me. The doctor had more than 10 years of experience in performing laser surgery. I trusted him and had the surgery without any delay. The doctor even provided post-surgery care tips and stayed in touch with me to ensure that I recovered well.

– Vaibhav Gupta

After having laser surgery for piles myself, I would like to recommend it for people who want to get rid of piles permanently. The procedure is simple, safe, and effective. The doctor uses a laser probe that emits light energy and shrinks the swollen and inflamed tissues. The surgery took only 30 minutes and I was able to go back home on the same day. Thanks to the whole team helping me in this seamless surgical journey, I am now free from piles and can eat my favorite foods without worrying about the pain.

– Rekha Yadav

Dr. Ravi was recommended to me by my primary care physician when I told him about the symptoms. He asked me to consult a specialist immediately. So, I talked to Dr. Ravi and after diagnosis, he told me I had grade 3 internal piles. I trusted him and had the surgery a few days later. The surgery was non-invasive and there were no stitches or scars. I was able to get back to work after two days and recovered completely within a week. My overall experience of laser surgery was good and I recommend this method to anyone who needs piles treatment.

– Neeti Verma

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