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Lifestyle / dietary changes and home remedies (11) Tried it?How effective?
Sitz bath Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid hard food (seeds, etc) Y | N Rating Saved
Drink lots of water Y | N Rating Saved
Lots of chamomile tea Y | N Rating Saved
Increase fiber content of diet Y | N Rating Saved
Wash after bowel movement Y | N Rating Saved
Moist wipes Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid cruciferous vegetables and legumes Y | N Rating Saved
At least 20-25 g of fiber from fruit, vegetable, whole grains (NOT fiber supplement) Y | N Rating Saved
Eliminate foods over-sensitive to Y | N Rating Saved
Relaxation Y | N Rating Saved
Over-the-counter medications and supplements (13) Tried it?How effective?
Metamucil Y | N Rating Saved
Hydrocortisone Y | N Rating Saved
Cotton pads with witch hazel Y | N Rating Saved
Petroleum Jelly Y | N Rating Saved
Anesthetic Ointment Y | N Rating Saved
Zinc Oxide Y | N Rating Saved
Balneol Y | N Rating Saved
MiraLAX Y | N Rating Saved
Colace Stool Softener Y | N Rating Saved
Medicated wipes Y | N Rating Saved
Multivitamin Y | N Rating Saved
Mineral Oil Y | N Rating Saved
Vagisil Feminine Wash Y | N Rating Saved
Surgical (3) Tried it?How effective?
Sphicterotomy Y | N Rating Saved
Fissurectomy Y | N Rating Saved
Cauterization Y | N Rating Saved
Prescription drugs (3) Tried it?How effective?
Nitroglycerin/Diltiazem ointment Y | N Rating Saved
Botox Y | N Rating Saved
Diltiazem Ointment Y | N Rating Saved
Alternative / other treatments (2) Tried it?How effective?
Rest and avoid sitting Y | N Rating Saved
Homeopathy Y | N Rating Saved

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