Bleeding From Bottom

  • Itchy butt/ hanging skin tag
  • Piles, also known as haemorrhoids, are swellings containing enlarged blood vessels in rectum and anus.
  • In pregnancy, piles can occur because hormones make your veins relax and pressure from gravid uterus.
  • Itching, aching, soreness or swelling around your anus
  • Pain when passing a stool and a mucus discharge
  • A lump hanging outside the anus
  • Bleeding after passing a stool – bright red

Constipation

  • Constipation can cause piles.
  • Try to keep your stools soft and regular by eating high fibre food.
  • Eat wholemeal bread, Chapati with bran or Dalia or oats instead of baked bread, biscuits, poha, vermicelli, pasta, etc.
  • Eat lots of fruit.
  • Eat vegetables in plenty.
  • Drink enough water-milk shakes, buttermilk, soups, coconut water, lemon in warm water.

Follow the rules

  • Avoid standing for long periods.
  • Do regular exercise to improve circulation.
  • Use a cloth wrung out in iced water to ease the pain – hold it gently against the piles.
  • Avoid straining to pass stool, use fibre laxative instead.
  • After passing a stool, clean your anus with water (soft jet), apply ice, dry it, apply lubricant.
  • Don’t rub the area.
  • Take sitz bath (in a tub add antiseptic solution in warm water; sit for 5-15 minutes to soak the area) twice a day.
  • Add fibre laxative, daily, twice.
  • Eat porridge in hot milk with lots of fruits in the evening.
  • Request your doctor a soothing cream or gel for anal application.
  • Enjoy hearty bowel emptying.

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