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What are some home remedies for an internal hemorrhoid?

What are some home remedies for an internal hemorrhoid?

Watch your diet: Drink a lot of fluids, avoid constipation and straining. Eat healthy and avoid fast foods. Take a stool softener if the stool is on the hard side. For burning and discomfort you can use prep h. Soaking your bottom in water also helps. If you have been dealing with constipation for a long time contact your primary doc as you may need further workup. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


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What are some home remedies for external hemorrhoids?

Hygiene: The recommendations include a high fiber diet and plenty of fluids to avoid constipation and scrupulous hygiene with wet wipes and warm baths. Surgery can help to remove any tissue which is causing symptoms see a surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm looking for hemorrhoid remedies. How to cure hemorrhoids naturally?

I'm looking for hemorrhoid remedies. How to cure hemorrhoids naturally?

Considerations...: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have your hemorrhoids been surgically or medically managed (& with otc or prescription drugs)? Are you sure they're hemorrhoids? ...Read more

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Is there an OTC medicine for pile (hemorrhoids)?

Is there an OTC medicine for pile (hemorrhoids)?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): The first-line treatment for hemorrhoids is making the stool soft to stop the trauma and inflammation of the hemorrhoidal tissue. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) or generic versions work well for many people. You should see a surgeon for evaluation and for further treatment, especially if there is any associated bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you recommend an Ayurvedic remedy for hemorrhoids?

Can you recommend an Ayurvedic remedy for hemorrhoids?

Healthy high fibre: Diet , plenty of fluids , and local care, to balance your good and bad of your body system , . You consult ayurvedic physician , only after checking that you have no colorectal lesions ( cancer of colon must be ruled out for rectal bleeding ). ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for anal fissure or hemorrhoids?

Can you give me suggestions for anal fissure or hemorrhoids?

Gentle: Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Want to keep stool soft. Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. ...Read more

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Should I try rutin for bleeding internal hemorrhoids?

Should I try rutin for bleeding internal hemorrhoids?

Waste time/money: As with most naturalistic / holistic remedies claims ...Read more

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What home remedies can I try for persistent hemorrhoids?

What home remedies can I try for persistent hemorrhoids?

Sitz bath: This is warm water and epsom salts in a bath.It does work. ...Read more

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External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): The first line treatment for hemorrhoids is actually making sure that no hard stools are passing by the swollen hemorrhoidal tissue and causing more trauma and inflammation. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and generic MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) works well for most people to make the stool soft and allow healing of the hemorrhoids. If that doesn't solve the problem or if there is any bleeding then go see a surgeon for further treatment. ...Read more

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How do you reduce/treat rectal itching from external hemorhoids?

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How do you reduce/treat rectal itching from external hemorhoids?

Sitz bath: sitz baths and over the counter steroid creams are the first line treatment for external hemorrhoids. if they continue to itch, then you should see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Are there any good over-the-counter medicine for internal hemorrhoids?

Are there any good over-the-counter medicine for internal hemorrhoids?

Yes: First line treatment of hemorrhoids involves stool softeners, a healthy high fiber diet to bulk stools, possible suggestion of lubricants to ease the passage of hard stools, sitz baths ( warm water) to ease discomfort and swelling, gentle hygiene with moistened tp or medicated wipes--all otc, not brand name specific and widely available anywhere. If symptoms persist, see your doc for other rx! ...Read more

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Which remedy to use for anal fissures?

Which remedy to use for anal fissures?

Several Options: Non-surgical treatment includes warm water soaks 2- 3 times a day, increasing fiber intake, drink lots of water, and taking stool softeners or laxatives. Witch hazel (tucks (witch hazel) pads) can help. Some relief in a day or two usually. It may take several weeks for the fissure to heal completely. Sometimes fissures heal without treatment. May require surgery. ...Read more

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External piles. Any Good cream to relief for itching.

External piles. Any Good cream to relief  for itching.

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

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Is coconut oil good for piles or anal fissures?

Is coconut oil good for piles or anal fissures?

Not sure what ur ask: I'm not sure what u mean. Do u mean ingest it, do an enema, apply on outside, apply before bowel movement? The key is to avoid constipation. Lots of fiber and water is really the key. ...Read more

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Are hydrocortisone suppositories any help for external hemorrhoids? Any OTC products that help?

Are hydrocortisone suppositories any help for external hemorrhoids?  Any OTC products that help?

Depends: For mild case, Prep H ( at least at one time the most shoplifted item) may work . See your doctor if there the problem persists since not all hemorrhoids are created equal. Be sure to eat enough fiber in the diet to avoid constipation- a risk factor for hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments to suppositories for hemorrhoids?

Are there any alternative treatments to suppositories for hemorrhoids?

Yes, for sure: If they are mild to moderate there are otc creams - ask a good pharmacist for recommendations. If severe, see your doctor for advice and in extreme cases some do minor surgery if necessary. Hope your are mild. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic treatment for anal fissures?

Is there any homeopathic treatment for anal fissures?

Yes: There are more than 90 homeopathic remedies known to help anal fissures. Differentiating which is best for you requires a personal consultation with a professional homeopath. Ignatia may help anal fissures accompanied by rectal spasms. Aesculus is known for hemorrhoid pain associated with low back pain ; rectal pain as if the rectum is full of small sticks. Graphites is yet another possibility. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter meds or topical creams are good for treating an anal fissure?

What over-the-counter meds or topical creams are good for treating an anal fissure?

Anal Fissure Tx: Initial treatment of anal fissures is directed at controlling constipation, softening stools, and reducing anal sphincter spasm. Warm water sitz baths for 10-20 minutes a few times each day are soothing and promote relaxation of the anal muscles, which can also help healing. Topical creams containing hydrocortisone, lidocaine, and nitroglycerine can also be helpful. ...Read more

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What to use for treating a external hemorrhoid?

What to use for treating a external hemorrhoid?

External hemorrhoid: is basically extension of internal hemorrhoid into skin , once skin streets out and forms will not go away with out a procedure , eat high fibre diet , plenty of fluids , avoid constipation use stool softeners and any over the counter creams , You will be fine ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more