Call us for an appointment 020 3137 2890 5 Devonshire Place, London

Frequently Asked Questions
Make an appointment
What are haemorrhoids?

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are enlarged veins in the lower portion of the anal canal.

The rectum is the final portion of the large intestine. Its function is to store stool. Stool is emptied from the body through the anus. Hemorrhoids are veins that act as "cushions" of tissue at the junction of the rectum and the anus.

About the FAQ

This FAQ has been provided to answer the questions you may have about conditions and procedures.

Of course, an online FAQ cannot be totally comprehensive and nor can it hope to answer patient specific questions, further questions you have can be answered during a consultation.