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 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.