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Tablets For Piles
Is there a pill that i can take orally for piles because i don't feel confortable sticking anything up my bum and I have changed my diat already?
No magic pills: (but laxatives sometimes help). 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. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more
Yes: Dulcolax is a brand of bisacodyl which is a stimulant laxative. You can read more here https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=otcs&monographid=2242&activesectionid=10. By "piles", i assume you mean hemorrhoids, which is associated w/constipation for which bisacodyl is a temporary solution. But do not use for a prolonged period of time as your colon will become dependent upon it. ...Read more
I am having piles or augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) tablet or zest tablet.I am having black colour stool for last 2 day. what can be the cause of black colour stool?
See a doctor: you should see a doctor to amen sure you do not have bleeding in your GI tract. ...Read more
That's an old term: for hemorrhoids.Hemorrhoids are dialated veins around the anus.Frequently, women who have given birth vaginally have them due to the pushing durring childbirth.Also,people with frequent constipation also develop them due to this same effect of pushing ( valsalva manouver ),which increases the pressure in the venous system,resulting in dialated anal veins. ...Read more
Can be uncomfortable: 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. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hemorrhoids: Dr conway addressed medical solutions. Here are some tips to help you feel more comfortable. It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. 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. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hemorrhoids: These are more common in individuals who are chronically constipated. Having regular fiber in your diet including taking extra fiber like metamucil would be helpful. Depending on the degree and if these stick out or are bleeding surgery may be required. Taking sitz bath may help relief some pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer