How To Relieve Itching, Burning And Swelling Piles?
Many cases of hemorrhoids are benign, that means they come and go without doing anything
about them. They are caused by swollen veins, much like varicose veins on the legs,
but this time, affecting the anal-rectal canal tissues than can get distended by
forceful bowel movements where hard passing of stools can strain and inflame the
They could be episodic and can go away with the right foods and laxative to help
in the bowel movement. But hemorrhoids can get seriously acute with blood and pain
attending the stool passing. Unless corrected early, they can get worst enough to
call for surgical help.
Hemorrhoidal sensation can come in the form of swelling, burning and itching with
a palpable protrusion of anorectal tissues that you can feel with your hands when
in the toilet.
Pain and discomfort are always present in severe hemorrhoid cases:
Some form of swelling in the anorectal tissues can be painless even if there are
blood spots on the stools. But for many cases, the swelling can be severely uncomfortable
when sitting or walking as pressure on the inflamed tissues can be distressfully
painful. Some people afflicted with one may require inflatable donut-shaped seats
to preclude putting pressure on the swollen hemorrhoid tissue.
Inflames hemorrhoidal tissue can result in a burning feeling even without direct
contact or pressure on it.
The burning sensation is often at the core of the hemorrhoid pain and can only be
relived with over the counter medication or home medication like immersing yourself
in a sitz bath where warm water in a tub or basin for at least 15 minutes can shrink
the hemorrhoids and relieved the burning sensation.
Hemorrhoid sufferers tend to suffer an itching sensation in the inflamed tissue which
if rubbed can cause ulceration and eventual pain. It is suggested that a topical
Hydrocortisone medication be applied but doing so can be a problem as you need to
touch the inflamed tissue.
Internal hemorrhoids can get relief with suppositories inserted into the rectal canal
and usually takes an hour to get absorbed.
For external hemorrhoids, a topical cream like Zenmed Ziro creamwill often relieve
the swelling and shrink the hemorrhoidal tissue as well.
Cure And Prevention
There is no known cure for hemorrhoids. You can only treat its symptoms.
• Over-the-counter hemorrhoid treatments containing vasoconstrictors like Phenylephrine
HCI can shrink hemorrhoids while those containing hydrocortisone can relieve the
• Homeopathic or home treatments using herbal concoctions with witch hazel have been
known to effectively relieve the pain and discomforts, swelling and other unwanted
sensation associated with hemorrhoids.
• Constipation causes hemorrhoids more than any. So preventing one means lessening
your bout with constipation that require forceful bowel movements that inflame anorectal
tissue veins. One sure way to prevent constipation is getting soft stools that easily
pass through your colon and out the rectum. And you get soft stools by getting the
right diet consisting of fiber-rich food and plenty of water. Fruits and veggies
as well as diet supplements with Citrucel or Benefiber can do the job.