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piles

[pahyl]
piles: see hemorrhoids.
or pile

Mass formed by distension of the network of veins supplying the anal canal. It may develop from infection or increased abdominal pressure (as in pregnancy or heavy lifting). Mild hemorrhoids may require only ointments, laxatives, and baths. If clotting, bleeding, or pain occurs, surgical removal may be needed. Internal hemorrhoids, with little nerve supply, can be destroyed in several ways without anesthesia. External hemorrhoids, under the skin, are cut out under local anesthesia.

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Santos de Guápiles Fútbol Club is a Costa Rican football football soccer club, which currently plays in the Segunda División. The club was founded in 1961, plays in Estadio Ebal Rodríguez in Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica. The also have a really loyal fan club, they call themselves "La Marea Roja".

Current squad 2007/08

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