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Sitz Bath Prostatitis
I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis.I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi that i sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?
I m unmarried&having chronic prostatitis. How often do i've to take warm sitz bath? As i read warm sitz bath are harmful for testis & sperm production
Sir my right testis pains so ultrasound showed testicular microcalcification.Dr said I have prostatitis abacterial.So can I do sitz hot bath please help?
Yes: Warm sitz baths sometimes provide relief with this condition. Hope you are feeling better soon! ...Read more
Hot bath you sit in : It is a commerciallly prepared tub, it is shaped like a chair, in which one bathes in a sitting position, immersing only hips and bottom. It is used to relieve discomfort and pain due to lower part of body like hemorroids, anal fissures, rectal surgery, bladder prostate, vagina, uterine cramps, episiotomy and inflammatory bowel disease you can improvise it with filling the bath tub and sitting in it. ...Read more
Hot: A hot bath helps many pelvic symptoms. 20 minutes twice a day is reasonable. ...Read more
I got fissure and i do sitz bath, along this what type of creame or something is useful to apply.
Yes: Anal fissures are very sore, but they heal. The most important thing is to assure loose bowels. There are a number of creams and ointments: Numbing cream, if pain interferes with normal bowel movements ( Xylocine based ) Petroleum jelly Zinc oxide, 1% hydrocortisone cream, Preparation H, and other products Rectiv ( very expensive ). ...Read more
Fairly Good: Fairly good.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hemorrhoids?: Epsom salts are excellent for this purpose. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. ...Read more
Warm sits bath: WHY NOT? ENJOY!Get a more detailed answer ›
Not exact: But if you add about 1/4 cup of salt to 3-4 inches of water in the tub, that should be fine. ...Read more
Saw proctolgist 10 days ago he diagonosed w constaoation n internal hens.They r not bleeding n am eating softners n benefiber w sitz bath n proctosol?
Fiber is ok but: Your problem may not be not enough fiber but is much more likely inadequate fluid or excessive caffeine intake, which is a diuretic and will dehydrate you and contribute to constipation. You dont need benefiber if you are eating a diet with adequate fiber. In fact excess fiber and inadequate fluids can make the problem worse! do a self assessment on above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Caruncle: No, but it may ease any associated discomfort temporarily. ...Read more
External hemorrhoides...what (no-prescription) treatments should i use? sitz bath and ice once per day were not usefu
Treatment: There are many options to treat. Sitz baths are generally very good, but should be done 2-3 times per day. Pain control can be done with NSAIDs or topical anagesics. Tucks (witch hazel) pads will help with pain and itchiness. You can also try a steroid cream, but not for more than 5-7 days. Final option can be surgical removal if all else fails. ...Read more