Haemorrhoids (Piles)

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Haemorrhoids.

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Embarrassing Problems

Straight-talking advice from a UK doctor on a number of problems. Includes advice on piles.

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Understanding Piles

Fact sheet available from CORE.

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Vascular and General Surgery Patient Information

Website with patient information written by a consultant surgeon in the UK. Includes information about haemorrhoids.

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Haemorrhoid - stapled haemorroidopexy

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Haemorrhoidal artery ligation

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Piles advice bureau

Information site sponsored by the makers of a popular ointment for piles.

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All About PPH

Advice and information about haemorrhoids. Provides answers to frequently asked questions about haemorrhoids and, specifically, about a new surgical procedure PPH (Procedure for Prolapsed Haemorrhoids), for the treatment of severe cases.

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Haemorrhoids

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Haemorrhoidectomy

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Medicine Guide for Haemorrhoids

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Haemorrhoids (piles)

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Piles (haemorrhoids)

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

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More detailed medical information

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