Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your rectum or anus. The present study was conducted to assess cases of hemorrhoids visited to department.
Materials and Methods: The present study was conducted on 135 patients of hemorrhoids of both genders. In all dietary habits, bowel habits, physical activity, smoking, alcohol, family history and clinical features were assessed. Results thus obtained were subjected to statistical analysis.
Results: Maximum males were in age group 20-30 years (26) and females in age group 20-30 years (20). Minimum males were in age group >60 years (7) and females I age group 40-50 years (8). 45 males and 40 females were vegetarian, 3 0males and 20 females were on mixed diet, 26 males and 14 females had positive physical activity, 24 males and 32 females had positive family history, 53 males and 14 females had smoking habit, 57 males and 12 females had habit of alcoholism. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Constipation was seen in 78, straining in 89, cough in 34, bleeding from rectum in 105, mass through rectum in 54 and pain in 72.
Conclusion: Maximum cases are seen in young adults. Contributing factors are positive family history, smoking and alcoholism.