Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus.

Symptoms

  • Pain while passing stool
  • Bleeding from rectum
  • Feeling of soreness
  • Lump of the anus
  • Slimy discharge of mucus
  • Incomplete stool discharge feeling
  • Frequent urge to pass stool
  • Heaviness at anus
  • Itching of anus

Home Remedies

  • Plenty of water
  • Take a walk
  • Eat lot of Oranges
  • Apply vinegar locally
  • Aloe vera
  • Water
  • Prunes

Self Care

  • Use warm water therapeutically
  • Get more fiber to avoid constipation
  • Stay hydrated
  • Exercise
  • Act on the urge (delaying defecation can lead to constipation)
  • Take special care when pregnant
  • Lubricate
  • Try elevation (elevate your feel a bit with step stool as it changes the position of the rectum in a way that may allow easier passage to stool)
  • Avoid straining
  • Increase fiber intake
  • Dinner as early as possible.(not after 7p.m.)
  • Plenty of fluidsat least 12 glass of water per day.

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