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Coconut Oil For Hemorrhoids
I had a anul fissure that turned into hemorrhoids. I've been using witch hazel and coconut oil. The area now feels numb and I'm not sure what to do.
Very itchy bottom specially at night.No hemorrhoids nor any infection.used olive oil for dryness & Zinc oxide cream for itching but doesnt work.Cause?
? Pin worm infection: Won't show on routine stools analysis, requires special testing, see your doctor for prescription medications and evaluation for a cause if not pinworm, best wishes ...Read more
Fiber laxative: It would be easier on your system if you take fiber laxative like Metamucil. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pros of coconut oil: ...contains good mono- & polyunsaturated fats, & has no trans fat. Also, virgin coconut oil might have a positive effect on cholesterol levels & help protect against heart disease. Keep in mind its still high in saturated fat so don't replace all your cooking oil with it, use in moderation, & figure into your daily calorie & fat count. (Ref. bhg.com) ...Read more
Coconut oil: There are no known, scientifically proven health benefits, above and beyond consumption as food calories for energy from coconut oil. ...Read more