|hiv and piles
Aug 20, 2009
Is there a relation between HiV and Piles or when positive is there a high risk of getting piles
| Response from Dr. Henry
HIV infection doesn't generally directly cause hemorrhoids (swollen veins around anus) but related conditions such as chronic constipation, diarrhea, side effects of medications, tumors or infections in gut or pelvis can contribute to development of hemorrhoids which are very common in the general population. KH
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