There is no need to suffer in silence if you have haemorrhoids-piles. At Dock Pharmacy we stock the range of haemorrhoids ( Piles) treatment for fast relief.
What is Piles / Haemorrhoids?
Piles (haemorrhoids) are lumps inside and around your bottom (anus). They often get better on their own after a few days. There are things you can do to treat and prevent piles.
Symptoms of piles include:
bright red blood after you poo
an itchy anus
feeling like you still need to poo after going to the toilet
slimy mucus in your underwear or on toilet paper after wiping your bottom
lumps around your anus
pain around your anus
How you can to reduce the symptoms
drink lots of fluid and eat plenty of fibre to keep your poo soft
wipe your bottom with damp toilet paper
take paracetamol if piles hurt
take a warm bath to ease itching and pain
use an ice pack wrapped in a towel to ease discomfort
gently push a pile back inside
keep your bottom clean and dry
cut down on alcohol and caffeine (like tea, coffee and cola) to avoid constipation
do not wipe your bottom too hard after you poo
do not ignore the urge to poo
do not push too hard when pooing
do not take painkillers that contain codeine, as they cause constipation
do not take ibuprofen if your piles are bleeding
do not spend more time than you need to on the toilet
ASK A PHARMACIST ABOUT TREATMENT FOR PILES
A pharmacist can suggest:
creams to ease the pain, itching and swelling
treatment to help constipation and soften poo
cold packs to ease discomfort
Anusol Cream provides soothing relief from the discomfort of internal and external piles (haemorrhoids), fissures and anal itching.
It contains active ingredients that soothe itching, shrink piles and prevent bacterial growth which can promote healing.
Anusol Cream has a vanishing base formulation that is rapidly absorbed and avoids staining underwear.
Anusol Cream may be used with suppositories to ease insertion.
Five active ingredients
• Easy to use
• Soothes and protects
• Reduces inflammation and acts as a mild antiseptic
• For haemorrhoids, pain, irritation and itchingLearn More
Anti-inflammatory, 4-way action – shrinks piles, relieves discomfort, soothes itching, and reduces inflammation, With hydrocortisoneLearn More
Effective relief from haemorrhoids & piles
Double action formula – relieves pain and irritation, promotes healing
Suitable for Adults and Children Over 12 yearsLearn More