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Chicken Good Or Bad For Piles
Care of hemorrhoids: Self care of piles: daily shower, hair dryer area, apply over the counter salves, (desitin, Prep H), Lidocaine gel, and bowel regimen. Goal is 2 soft bowel movements daily, to decrease rectal irritation of passing hard, large caliber stools. If your problem persists despite the above care, okay to check in with your doc. You may benefit from a surgery consult. Foods that add fiber will help. ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks pregnant with two painful hemorrhoids that won't go away. Bought a bottle of witch hazel with aloe Vera and rose petal water. Good or bad?
Be careful: Witch hazel can be soothing but frequent use could cause contact/irritant dermatitis. Same goes for the other two. If you don't use more than 3-4 times a day it is probably ok. Try warm sitz bath, and practice kegel exercise for your anus like you would for your vagina. Before and after a bowel movement, apply Boudreaux's butt paste, which you will need for your baby anyway. ...Read more
Pesco-vegetarian: A recent, large study showed that fish eaters who are otherwise vegan have the lowest mortality. Lots of eggs and chicken is not considered healthy. Yogurt depends on the type and if it is greek and without additives. For the best fish, see http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/06/are-all-fish-equally-healthy. Html. ...Read more
Diet and fluids: Since you are not clear whether these are internal or external 'piles' whether they are thrombosed, or bleeding, the best I can offer is warm tub soaks, hi fiber diet and drink 80 – 100 oz of non caffeinated, non-alcoholic fluid daily. If they do not improve make an appointment with a local colorectal surgeon for complete evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: There are many creams and suppositories that are available without a prescription and available at most pharmacies. Since everyone responds differently, there's no particular one better than the other. Trial and error will find the best solution for you. If severe and/or unrelenting, consider a consult with a colorectal surgeon. Ask your primary if colonoscopy is appropriate for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Diet and position: Although they may not totally disappear, hemorrhoids can be lessened by a diet high in fibre, good hydration, very moderate alcohol, and efficient use of the bathroom. When you assume the position for bowel function, be purposeful. Don't be distracted by reading material or digital devices. When you are done, get up and get moving. This should help. Good luck. ...Read more
Need professional: Help, first to make sure they are piles (hemorrhoids first try high fibre diet, plenty of fluids, stool softeners, local care with sietz baths, warm soaks, over the counter ointments, tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain, most of the time will feel better in few days, make sure to visit the doctor, to confirm they are only piles not something more serious. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fiber, is one of the most effective lifestyle changes you can make for your hemorrhoids. A high-fiber diet, together with plenty of fluids, softens the stool and increases its bulk, which will help you avoid the straining that can cause hemorrhoids or worsen symptoms from existing hemorrhoids. Along with a healthy diet, exercise can help ease bowel movements ...Read more
Care of hemorrhoids: Medical therapies for hemorrhoids: bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, water, juice, laxatives and probiotics to achieve two soft bowel movements daily), salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungal), and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). If the medical therapy fails to control, hemorrhoids, then ask for surgical referral. There are surgeries available to help you. ...Read more
If you want to only care for this without any surgical intervention, then psyllium fiber or an equivalent is likely the best treatment for long term. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium. Start with a teaspoon a night mixed in 16 oz of water every night.
Unless they are stuck out and causing significant pain or itching, surgery can usually be avoided. ...Read more
Good day. I was hoping to get some advice on piles. Is there a medical procedure to remove or fix the piles?
Piles is another name for hemorrhoids.
A general surgeon can take care of them in a couple of ways. However, it would depend on how significant they are. You might see your primary care physician first to make sure piles are what you have; and either treat you or send you to the correct specialist ...Read more
I am suffering from piles since two years, now I have some bleeding also in the morning. What medicine is good for this problem?
Be seen: If your hemorrhoids are bleeding for years now, you probably need to have them surgically addressed, by ligation or banding at least. As to meds, otc creams like preparation h may help, but if it has been that long, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Hello sir. I'm 17 years old and I was at final stage In piles.how can I cure from the piles in home itself.please give me a good suggestion sir.
#1, avoid straining: Constipation and straining or sitting on the toilet for a long time are triggers to cause piles or hemorrhoids and need to be managed first. Secondly, you can reduce inflammation by using cold packs, witch hazel applications, and topical hydrocortisone cream. See http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/understanding-hemorrhoids-treatment-medref?page=2 ...Read more
Why do I have bad piles and have continuous problems with them, but never had bleeding? Football player who needs to lift. I know about fiberdiet, etc
Hemorrhoid causes: The weight lifting for athletic training is likely a contributor to your piles. Piles or hemorrhoids are similar to varicose veins in the legs, a response to venous pressure/hypertension. If you have the other factors under control, (bowel movements twice daily) then get in to see your local doc and get referral to local surgeon. You may benefit from removal of piles. Sports are important. ...Read more
My brothers have internal piles they don't want to go for surgery, is there any way to get rid of piles without surgery. And suggest good diet for the?
High fiber: Generally speaking, you can't get rid of hemorrhoids without surgery. However, by increasing the fiber in your diet, you can greatly reduce the size and severity of hemorrhoids and their symptoms. Eating a large bowl of unprocessed whole wheat bran (miller's bran) or taking psyllium seed like metamucil will achieve this. You want to take in at least 30 grams of fiber daily. ...Read more
I suffering from servere ptsd I can't sleep and have real bad night swets due to 911 I worked the piles. What can I do to stop the night mares.?
PTSD: I'm so sorry to hear of your nightmares, sweats, and flashbacks related to 9/11. We thank you for your service. There are helpful treatments for ptsd itself, and for nightmares in particular. The medication prazosin may help these especially: http://www.Webmd. Com/anxiety-panic/prazosin-for-ptsd please see your physician about this; therapy is needed too, and a type called emdr is very useful. ...Read more
There are no studies: That I am aware of that support this. Of concern is the high levels of mercury found in shark. ...Read more
Have piles that seem to play up when I eat bad seems to be flaring up every 4-6 weeks. Didn't flare up before colonoscopy in april. Do I need surgery?
My son is 1.7yo I've been giving him meat almost every day sometimes cow, then chiken and very rarely fish. How good or bad is this?
I've had 3babies and had piles during and after each pregnancy. I gave birth 10months ago and still got bad painful piles is this normal?
Yes,it can be.: See a Dr. and have them rubbber banded and they will fall off. ...Read more
I have tail bone pain. Some days it's too bad to get out of tge car. I have external piles. The tail bone pain is awful now. However, I took nurofen last night and it really helped. Xx?
See Spine surgeon: You may benefit from coccyx removalGet a more detailed answer ›
My bowel m. has been really good since my hemorrhoidectomy 5 weeks ago. But today, my stool is kinda hard. What are the chances piles will come back?
Hemorrhoids.: When a hemorrhoidectomy is performed, the doctor doesnt excise every vein that could potentially become a hemorrhoid in the future. So you certainly can get new hemorrhoids from varying mechanisms after a hemorrhoidectomy. ...Read more
Good evening, I have anal warts and piles. I have seen a doctor and he said to go to a sexual health clinic. I'm so confused on what to do?
Go to clinic:
Please follow your doctor's advice and go to the sexual health clinic. You likely have a treatable disorder and may need follow-up care. There is no stigma in going to a sexual health clinic.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more