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Suppositories are medicine that you insert into your rectum and is then absorbed by the rectal tissue. Particularly for internal hemorrhoids, suppositories can help…

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is an astringent solution. It helps shrink a dilated vein when applied topically. It also has some soothing properties to help relieve pain and itching.…

Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly can be applied on a piece of toilet paper for wiping the anus after a bowel movement. The lubricant can help heal an inflamed or irritated area and…

Sitz Bath

A sitz bath is a warm water bath used for healing or cleansing purposes and for treating dilated painful hemorrhoids. You sit in the bath of 2-3 inches of warm water…

Stool Softeners

Stool softeners work by softening stools to make them easier to pass, which helps people avoid straining during bowel movements and prevent constipation. Stool…

Fiber Supplements

Fiber helps make stool (or feces) soft so that it moves smoothly through your colon. Soluble fiber dissolves in water and is found in beans, fruit, and oat products.…

Clinical Trials

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Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Hydrocortisone Acetate Suppositories, 25 mg in the Treatment of Symptomatic Internal Hemorrhoids

This clinical trial studies the safety and efficacy of Hydrocortisone Acetate Suppositories in the treatment of…

Efficacy of Lidocaine Gel Enema After Endoscopic Hemorrhoid Band Ligation for Relief of Post Procedural Pain

This clinical trial studies how a Lidocaine Hydrochloride gel enema reduces pain after endoscopic band ligation of…

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