Studies have shown that over-the-counter fiber supplements, such as Metamucil and Citrucel, improve overall symptoms and bleeding from hemorrhoids. There are two methods that are generally used in the application of garlic, the first is to crush a couple of cloves and apply the pulp directly onto the external hemorrhoid and the second consists of mixing the pulp with some olive oil and then applying as a much thinner past. Hemorrhoids usually are not dangerous or life threatening. For more detailed information, view our page on Anal Fissure. Putting cold packs on the anus for short durations help reduce swelling and pain.
Because I live with it everyday and some days when my hemorrhoids act up – it’s nice to have people to talk to, in my case I’m lucky enough to have one person. The swelling of anal veins in and around the anus and inside the rectum is the problem known to many as hemorrhoids. Symptoms of external hemorrhoids are itchiness. Anal sex or anal intercourse is generally the insertion and thrusting of the erect penis into a person's anus, or anus and rectum, for sexual pleasure.