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Witch hazel is a natural remedy which has long been used to treat a variety of ailments, including hemorrhoids. It is distilled from the leaves and bark of the witch hazel plant to create creams or tinctures which can be used to shrink swollen tissue and provide relief from itching and irrita read more...
This article is intended to provide guidance on how to reduce the pain and discomfort that hemorrhoids cause. Hemorrhoids are very common, but without the proper knowledge it becomes easy to prevent or treat them.
Ice is effective in relieving hemorrhoid pain. Hemorrhoids can be exceptionally painful. Prepare an ice pack for the area, to relieve some of the swelling and accompanying pain. Try alternating with warm compress to ice pack. Alternating between an ice pack and a warm bath will relieve your inflammation and pain to make you feel more comfortable.
Witch hazel is a very effective treatment for the relief of hemorrhoids.
It is readily available at pharmacies and stores all over. The astringent qualities of witch hazel will ease swelling and bleeding if you put it on the infected spot.
You can help prevent external hemorrhoids by boos read more...