How to best treat anal swelling?

Hemorrhoids. Commonest cause is thrombosed hemorrhoids which means blood clot in hemorrhoids. Majority responds to sitz bath. Means sitting in warm water.

Related Questions

What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

See physician. Treatment will always depend upon the diagnosis of the condition. See your physician. If it is hemorrhoids he/she may prescribe something over the counter such as anusol. Read more...
External Hemorrhoids. First the etiology of the anal swelling must be determined. If it is a benign entity, such as hemorrhoids, then good bowel habits (i.e., not using the bathroom as a reading room--sitting for prolonged periods on the toilet), a high-fiber (greater than 30 g/day) low fat diet, and a minimum of 64 oz. Of water per day, should help prevent progression of the hemorrhoids and reduce swelling. Read more...