- Dr. Gott: Could Vicks be the cure for hemorrhoids?
- Vicks Vapor Rub for Hemorrhoids
- Is Vicks VapoRub Viable against Hemorrhoids?
- Vicks for hemorrhoids?
Dr. Gott: Could Vicks be the cure for hemorrhoids?
Vicks Vapor Rub, normally used for cough suppression, can be helpful with minimizing pain from hemorrhoids. Learn how to use Vicks for hemorrhoids here.for you
Print Article. It has worked really well for me. I have used both the Vicks and store-brand equivalents. I have no more pain from my two hemorrhoids but now wonder if I should keep using the product or have the hemorrhoids removed. I am a year-old male.
Are you considering home remedies for your hemorrhoids? A doctor weighs in on home treatments, including witch hazel, aloe, psyllium husk, apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil and a less-known remedy made from Epsom salt and glycerin. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. She says that if they do hurt, the hemorrhoids may have moved to the outside of the anal canal or prolapsed during a bowel movement and become enlarged. Witch hazel is reputed to reduce pain, itching and bleeding until hemorrhoids fade out.
I recently read your column about a hemorrhoid remedy that involved eating a teaspoon of blackstrap molasses twice daily. I know this is a topic most sufferers do not like to discuss, but this condition can be a real pain in the butt, pun intended. I have been a novice weightlifter and wrestling coach for many years, and when hemorrhoids flare up…ouch! One thing that an older lifter told me one time was to use Vicks VapoRub externally, of course. It was instant relief. There was no more burning, itching or pain.
Dear Dr. Gott: Your Vicks VapoRub cure for thick toenails really worked for me. Did you know that Vicks is wonderful for hemorrhoids? It is better than any creams or suppositories and feels better right away. Gott: Regarding your recent column on peeling feet: My husband had the same condition for years, in addition to toenail fungus. It was your columns on the use of Vicks to treat toenail fungus that helped my husband. He has used it religiously ever since, and not only has the fungus cleared up, but the scaling has disappeared, as well.
Vicks Vapor Rub for Hemorrhoids
Normally used as a cough suppressant, Vicks Vapor Rub has been reported to temporarily relieve symptoms caused by hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoid pain and itchiness can be minimized by applying a generous dab of Vicks directly to the problem area.
Is Vicks VapoRub Viable against Hemorrhoids?
Vicks for hemorrhoids?