Archive for September 16, 2013
Approximately 4% of the United States population has struggled with hemorrhoids. They are one of the more painful conditions, with symptoms that range from itching, severe rectal pain, anal bleeding, and bloody stools. Sitting, bowel movements, and other tasks can be especially painful, and so it is no surprise that people have worked very hard to develop ways to get rid of hemorrhoids.
If you need a treatment for hemorrhoids, you should speak to your doctor and consider one of the four following options.
- Sitz bath.
Soothing away itchiness and pain can be done with a warm bath. Using Epsom salts can also help in the healing process. You can draw a bath for this purpose in your bathtub, or purchase a sitz bath. In either case, the water reaches up to your hips and you need only s