Bleeding when you're on the toilet? It might be haemorrhoids

Enlarged haemorrhoids can become so unpleasant, especially if left untreated, that the person suffering from them has to use a special pillow to sit down anywhere. Photo: dpa

If you don’t want to increase your risk of getting piles, refrain from using your electronic gadget in the toilet.

You can be king of the throne, but make sure you don’t overstay your “visit”, because prolonged use of smartphones while on the toilet seat is a contributor to haemorrhoids, also known as piles.

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