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I am 26 years old male and have piles for atlest 20 days. I have used medicine medicine and pain relief cream and tablets for a week but haven't got any relief. What should I do?

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I am 26 years old male and have piles for atlest 20 days....
Piles occur when the veins surrounding the anus are inflamed. Bleeding and swelling occurring in the anal area, itching, discomfort, may indicate piles/ haemorrhoids. Precautions- Have regular food habits as well as habit of going for motion. Don’t avoid when you have an urge for going to toilet. Take 2 to 3 glasses of warm water in the morning. This will help in reducing acidity as well as hardness of stool and you don’t have to strain your pelvic muscles. Keep hydrated by drinking lots of water and having fruits and vegetable juices Avoid sitting for long time at one place. Sedentary habit causes constipation. Driving bike or cycle for long duration at a time may be avoided. Travelling in a car or bus for long journey is also not good. Train is better as you can change positions. Avoid chillies, masalas and such hot foods. Take easily digestible foods including curds and fruits. We have very good treatment in homoeopathy. To start with, take Nux vom 200 twice daily morning and evening and give feedback after 5 days.
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I am 26 years old male and have piles for atlest 20 days....
You can follow these tips Cold compress A cold compress will help the hemorrhoids (piles) to shrink and become small in size. It will reduce pain and provide instant relief from itching. It will be easier to pass stools once swelling is reduced. Wrap some ice in a clean cloth and apply it directly over the hemorrhoids. Doing this several times, a day will help to constrict the blood vessels and reduce hemorrhoids effectively. Soaking Soaking yourself in a tub of warm water may provide instant relief from pain and itching and cause the blood vessels to relax. You may soak the inflamed area for 15 -20 minutes in warm but not hot water. Wipe the area gently using a wet towel so not to dry it. Doing it regularly helps in reducing hemorrhoids effectively. Hydration Dryness may aggravate hemorrhoids and may cause excessive bleeding. Never use a dry tissue to wipe the affected area as it may cause unwanted scratches that can worsen the swollen vessels. Instead use a non-perfumed, non-medicated wet tissue to wipe off without drying out your skin.  Olive oil Olive oil is another great ingredient that helps in curing the symptoms of piles. It has anti-inflammatory properties that soothes the area and reduces discomfort. Moreover, it increases the elasticity of the blood vessels reducing the trauma of passing hard stools. Consuming small amounts of olive oil with food on a regular basis may improve the functionality of the bowel movement due to the presence of monosaturated fatty acids in olive oil. Besides, a few lifestyle changes like drinking more water and maintaining proper hygiene will assist you to get rid of hemorrhoids fast. Never hold in stools, as it may worsen the condition and delay the treatment. Always wear comfortable clothes to reduce irritation due to hemorrhoids. Homoeopathic constitutional treatment will give you a permanent cure.
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