What Will Shrink Hemorrhoids?

There are different allopathic, homeopathic products available in the market for shrinking the small hemorrhoids swelling. Over the counter (OTC) products are also available in market some of them are highly effective in reducing the inflammation. If your hemorrhoid became very large in size then it is better to visit your doctor and he might suggest you the best course of action to following, read the full article in the end we will explore different medical procedures your physician will suggest for removing these swollen hemorrhoids. Besides medical, homeopathic and over the counter products there are home based treatments which are also highly effective in shrinking hemorrhoids and if you follow these simple homes based methods you can eventually get rid of hemorrhoids permanently.

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What Will Shrink Hemorrhoids?

  1. Ice Pack Treatment


This method is highly effective in reducing hemorrhoid swelling, reducing pain, burning and itching. Just use a small ice pack and put it on the affected area for some time. Repeat this procedure three to four times daily and also after each bowels movement.

  1. Aloe Vera

Efficacy of this plant is widely known for healing different health related issues. It is effective for healing different skin related issues especially inflammatory conditions. As hemorrhoid is also inflammatory issue so you can apply this herbal treatment for shrinking the swollen vessels. Just use a half cut of the fresh Aloe Vera on the affected area for some time, for getting the optimum benefits from this treatment use it for three to four times daily.

  1. Garlic

This home based remedy for healing hemorrhoids is also effective. As you know garlic comes with immense antiseptic and ant-inflammatory properties, a best panacea for reducing inflammation of different types. You can use garlic in paste form. Peel off some garlic, rind them in a clean pot and then add some olive oil to it. In case you have internal hemorrhoid then insert this past inside or if you have external hemorrhoid then apply it on the affected area externally. For getting more benefits from this method keep it in fridge for some time and then use the cold past for instant relief against itching, burning and pain because of hemorrhoid swelling.

  1. Witch Hazel

Besides other healing properties of this amazing plant it also comes with anti-inflammatory attributes. As hemorrhoid is a basically the inflammation of veins so this plant is also highly effective in healing hemorrhoids related symptoms.

  1. Warm Water Soaking

For keeping your anal area smooth is also an effective way of reducing strain because of day to day activities on this area especially the strain due to bowels movements. One of the best ways of keeping vessels in rectal area smooth and relax is to use warm water soaking. In this simple method you just need a bathtub filled with few inches warm water for soaking the affected area.  Sit in the warm water for some time and during this soaking process relax your whole body especially the anal area to relax the mussels. Repeat this process three to four times daily and after each bowels movement it is very important to eliminate the bad effects occur due to strain during this process. There are special sitz-baths especially made for this purpose, they are easy to set on your toilet for getting the optimum benefits from this treatment in more relax way.

  1. Psyllium husk

Psyllium husk is the number source of natural fibers being used for healing different stomach and bowels related issues. It is highly effective against constipation. As constipation is the number cause of putting extra strain your bowels during movement so include it in your daily diet.


Symptoms of Hemorrhoids

  • Itching
  • Swelling In Case of External Hemorrhoids
  • Pain
  • Bleeding

Causes of Hemorrhoids

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Family History
  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity
  • Straining During Bowel
  • IBS (irritable bowels Syndrome)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Anal Intercourse

Hemorrhoids Types

There are two main types of hemorrhoids

External Hemorrhoids

In external hemorrhoids the swollen veins are located near the anal opening. This is the most painful condition when compared to internal hemorrhoids. The main symptoms of external hemorrhoids include;

  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Burning
  • Bleeding
  • And in some case there is a little bit discharge

After some period of time external converts into another condition called thrombosed hemorrhoids.

What is Thrombosed Hemorrhoids?

In case of external hemorrhoid there is blood clotting formation inside the swollen veins which resembles a hard marble shape. This hard marble shape is named thrombosed. Thrombosed hemorrhoid is very painful. This is very painful condition. One of the major symptoms of thrombosed hemorrhoids is that medicines don’t work on it. The reason for this failure of medicine is that the problematic condition exists inside the swollen vein and the medicine has no access to it.  This painful situation exist for 24 to 48 hours after this period in most case it dissolves by itself as the body reabsorbed the clot.

Internal Hemorrhoids

In case swollen veins inside the anal canal are affected, it is termed internal hemorrhoids. The main symptoms of it are they hurt and sometime can even bleed.

Other Ways to Accelerate the Healing Process

  • Work Style Changes

If your work nature is sitting or standing for long time then you must have to bring some changes to it. Don’t stand or sit for long time, after half an hour take small break for bringing your affected area vessels into their normal condition and regulate the blood flow to them. Avoid sitting on hard surface, use soft cushion. Further healthy tip is to move your body during sitting or standing position it will also relax the veins and reducing pressure on them.

  • Clothes

Use soft cotton made loose clothes. Avoid tight fitting clothes, and all those clothes made of plastic or related synthetic materials which block the fresh area inflow into the affected area.

  • Health Diets

Hemorrhoid is not a problem which develops overnight; it takes months and years to develop. Hemorrhoid has many causes; the number one cause is constipation. Due to constipation the sufferer put excessive strain during bowels movements. If want to eliminate this menace from your life it is important to knockout constipation from your life. The main cause of constipation is poor diet; avoid fast foods, deep fried foods, and processed foods. Include in you daily routine more vegetables, fruits and especially all those fruits and vegetables carry optimum amount of fiber.

  • Dehydrate Your Body

Take plenty of water to supply your bowels with optimum amount of fluid for proper movements. You must include at least 8 glass of water in your daily routine plus take one glass of water with each meal intake.

  • Weight Control

The occurrence of hemorrhoid in weighty people is more common when compared to slim people, as there is an extra strain on stomach, bowels so it is also important to reduce your weight for speeding up the healing process.

  • Regular Exercise

Brisk walking is best way to regulate bowels movements so if you have bowels related disease such as IBS which accelerating your hemorrhoid condition then this simple exercise will greatly improve your condition.

Medical Ways To Heal Hemorrhoids

If the above-mentioned methods fail to work on your condition and your hemorrhoid is not under control then your physician might suggest different medical procedures. Your doctor might avoid the painful extreme surgery and might use one of the following simple healing methods;

  • Sclerotherapy

In this simple medical procedure your doctor will inject the swollen and inflamed blood vessels with anti-inflammatory chemical injection resulting in shrinking of the swollen vessels.

  • Infrared Coagulation

In this method swollen and inflamed veins are burnt with help of ultraviolet heat waves.

  • Banding

In this method a rubber band is used to block blood flow to hemorrhoids through a rubber band this is why it is called rubber band ligation. After few days the hemorrhoid detaches from its base and falls out through anus.

  • Cryotherpay

In this method freezing technology is used to remove the inflamed vessels. Your doctor simply uses the procedure to freeze the hemorrhoids until it falls of on its own.


If the home based treatments failed to work in shrinking your hemorrhoids and the above-mentioned simple medical procedures also are not ideal for eliminating hemorrhoid then your doctor might advised the full-fledged surgery (Hemorrhoidectomy) as a final treatment.

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