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Creams and Ointments

Creams and ointments are a conservative treatment for haemorrhoids and can help soothe any inflammation or swelling around the anus, as well as helping with any itching or discomfort.

Corticosteroids

If you have been diagnosed with haemorrhoids you may be prescribed a Corticosteroid cream (medication that contains steroids) which can be used to help reduce the swelling and inflammation associated with haemorrhoids. These types of creams…

Suppositories

There are a number of different suppositories available. Suppositories are placed directly into the back passage and prompt the bowel to want to empty usually within 20-40 minutes. They can be used to help relieve occasional constipation…

Anal irrigation

Anal irrigation, also known as Trans-anal irrigation or rectal irrigation is a unique way of emptying the lower bowel and is used to prevent faecal incontinence, chronic constipation or simply as a method of bowel management. It can be…

Sclerotherapy Injections

If you have been diagnosed with haemorrhoids (piles) you may be offered Sclerotherapy injections as an alternative to banding where the haemorrhoid is too small to band. This is a common conservative treatment for smaller, internal …

Enema

The treatment for faecal impaction aims to clear the impacted faeces out by oral or rectal medicines or by administering an enema. Once cleared out, you should monitor your bowel movements carefully to ensure you don't get constipated and…