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What heals hermorrhoids?

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In brief: Medical treatment

Hemorrhoids are small vein at the end of the rectum, the hemorrhoids act up by constipation, diet based on tomatoes, hot spicy foods.
Treatment is to avoid constipation by taking fiber supplements, more water, more vegetables and fruits, and to avoid the above. Also is recommended to sit in the bath tub with warm water for 5-10 mi, 3 times a day, follow by hemorrhoid cream after bath.

In brief: Medical treatment

Hemorrhoids are small vein at the end of the rectum, the hemorrhoids act up by constipation, diet based on tomatoes, hot spicy foods.
Treatment is to avoid constipation by taking fiber supplements, more water, more vegetables and fruits, and to avoid the above. Also is recommended to sit in the bath tub with warm water for 5-10 mi, 3 times a day, follow by hemorrhoid cream after bath.
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In brief: Hemorrhoids

It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse.
Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towelettes 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 well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be

In brief: Hemorrhoids

It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse.
Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towelettes 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 well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be
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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. There are a number of over-the-counter medications that can used for anal itching, burning & pain. Preparation H is one of the more well known products. Oral Tylenol can also help w
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discomfort. It is important to try not to get hemorrhoids in the first place. 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 with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter.
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