Hemorrhoids Treatment - A Variety of Options
A variety of options exist for hemorrhoid treatment including surgery, herbal remedies, and hemorrhoid creams that provide temporary relief of symptoms. While prevention is the best hemorrhoid cure, treatment of hemorrhoids is critical to avoid more serious complications.
You can temporarily relieve the discomfort with a topical hemorrhoid cream, which is easily applied to the surface with an applicator such as a cotton ball or cotton swab, or with the fingertips. Hemorrhoid cream contains active ingredients that go directly to the problem and provide soothing relief. For bleeding hemorrhoids, an especially mild hemorrhoid treatment cream may be used to bring immediate relief and not cause further harm to already damaged tissues.
While herbal supplements are not to be considered a hemorrhoid cure, many sufferers find relief with an herbal hemorrhoid treatment. Herbal ingredients found to be beneficial include Japanese pagoda tree, horse chestnut, and butcher's broom.
Soaking in a shallow bath can also soothe the pain and swelling. Medicated pads available commercially contain witch hazel, which is a natural astringent that can help alleviate pain and reduce swelling. Some people are sensitive to astringents and the analgesics contained in hemorrhoid cream, so caution should be exercised when using these products.
Surgical hemorrhoid treatment is performed in several different ways. For internal hemorrhoids, ligation is the treatment of choice. The hemorrhoid is bound with a rubber band, cutting off the blood supply. The hemorrhoid will eventually dry up and fall off. Ligation is usually performed in a doctor's office and requires no special preparation. Another option is injecting a hardening agent into the base of internal hemorrhoids to cut off circulation, which causes the hemorrhoid to shrivel up. A hemorrhoidectomy is a surgical procedure recommended for unusually large and bothersome internal hemorrhoids.
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