Two ways to take a sitz bath are by using the bathtub or using a specially made plastic kit that fits over the toilet, according to Healthline. After filling the tub with several inches of clean, warm water, the person s... More »

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According to the Mayo Clinic, the best home remedies to relieve symptoms of hemorrhoids include using topical treatments, soaking in a sitz bath and applying ice packs. To prevent flare-ups, keep the anal area clean, use... More »

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Home treatments for swollen hemorrhoids include bed rest to get the pressure off veins and a sitz bath that soothes the anal area with warm water, according to WebMD. The emphasis with home treatments is to develop healt... More »

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A simple and natural remedy for hemorrhoids is to sit in a warm sitz bath for 15 minutes several times a day, as explained by Dr. Weil. Applying warm compresses for 10 minutes each time throughout the day is another way ... More »

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A sitz bath can help relieve pain and discomfort from many conditions, such as hemorrhoids, constipation or an anal fissure, according to WebMD. While sitting in an at-home sitz bath, the warm water increases blood flow ... More »

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Patients can treat mild hemorrhoids with home remedies and lifestyle changes such as increasing their amount of dietary fiber, engaging in moderate exercise to stimulate bowel functions and soaking in a sitz bath, accord... More »

According to the Mayo Clinic, the best home remedies to relieve symptoms of hemorrhoids include using topical treatments, soaking in a sitz bath and applying ice packs. To prevent flare-ups, keep the anal area clean, use... More »

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