Hemorrhoids or piles are the swollen blood vessels around the anus that causes pain and discomfort. According to Harvard Medical School, almost half of the population over the age of 50 experience symptoms of piles [http://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/hemorrhoids_and_what_to_do_about_them]. The first question that arises when you have hemorrhoids is how long will it take to clear up. The…