Hemorrhoids are never something we like to deal with. Unfortunately, many of us get them and we have no clue how to go about treating them. Most hemorrhoids can be treated at home, depending on the severity of the problem. Doctors suggest that the best treatment for hemorrhoids are over the counter medications. There are a ton of ointments, creams and pain reliever medications that can assist in relieving the pain as well as getting rid of them quickly.
Some other suggestions are to take hot sitz baths. You should take a warm sitz bath at least 3 times a day and make sure one of those times is after a bowel movement. You should also consider making dietary changes. Eat more vegetables bran, fiber and drink more liquids which in turn makes your stools softer and relieves constipation. Doctors also suggest to change your sitting habits. If you are suffering from hemorrhoids then you should never sit in one place for a long period of time. Air doughnuts are also very popular when it comes to relieving hemorrhoid pain.
If you are suffering from a more serious case of hemorrhoids then you need to speak to your doctor. Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids and Thrombosed hemorrhoids can be very critical to your health and need professional assistance.