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How can I stop bleeding haemorrhoids?

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  1. Take a cool water sitz bath with an antiseptic solution like Povidone-Iodine for 15 minutes twice a day.

  2. Use Tuck's wipe which contains witch hazel and helps to constrict the area and stop bleeding.

  3. Try Prep H suppositories which prevent bleeding and shrinking inflamed blood vessels.

  4. Benzocaine ointment can numb the area if you have severe pain.

  5. Take OTC Advil/ Tranexamic acid 1000 mg 2 times a day.

  6. Maintain a good hydration with Gatorade.

  7. Start Culturelle probiotic and Citrucel and Gas X.

  8. Eat a BRATY diet (banana, rice, applesauce, toast, and yogurt).

  9. Take proper rest.

  10. Take proper rest.

  11. Do regular exercises

  12. If your symptoms do not show any improvement, then see your doctor for a clinical exam.

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Customer’s Question: How can I stop bleeding haemorrhoids? At times like now it becomes heavy. I went to the doctor a few years ago but not recently. This just started yesterday. Normally I can stop it. As for medications, just over the counter creams and stool softeners.

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Please provide some additional information.

What is your age?

Do you have pain, itching at the opening of the anus?

Bump at the opening of the anus?

Are you taking any medicines?

Any other medical illness?

Do you still have hard stools after taking a stool softener?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I'm 55 I do have a little pain and discomfort. Yes I have a fissure I think its called at the opening. Currently I'm not taking any medications. Sometimes the bleeding just comes out of nowhere. Stool softners work most of the time.

As per your description, I would advise you some self-care remedies which you can try.

Take a cool water sitz bath with an antiseptic solution like Povidone-Iodine for 15 minutes twice a day.

Use Tuck's wipe which contains witch hazel and helps to constrict the area and stop bleeding.

Try Prep H suppositories which prevent bleeding and shrinking inflamed blood vessels.

Benzocaine ointment can numb the area if you have severe pain.

Take OTC Advil/ Tranexamic acid 1000 mg 2 times a day.

Maintain a good hydration with Gatorade.
Start Culturelle probiotic and Citrucel and Gas X.
Eat a BRATY diet (banana, rice, applesauce, toast, and yogurt).
Take proper rest.

Avoid straining.

Do regular exercises.

If your symptoms do not show any improvement, then see your doctor for a clinical exam.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you for your assistance. I will begin immediately. We have a couple 24-hr CVS stores locally. once again thanks for your help.

Good wishes for your health.

Thanks.
Take care.

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