Haemorrhoids, or piles, can be itchy and sore and may make it difficult for you to sit comfortably as you go about your day.
Piles creams can treat your haemorrhoids, helping to reduce swelling and ease itching and irritation all in one.
We stock haemorrhoid treatment creams from top brands like Anusol, Germoloids, and Preparation H, so you can choose the ideal remedy for you.
These creams are all available over the counter, so you can pick yours up today without having to have any potentially embarrassing conversations in your local pharmacy!
Haemorrhoids, which are also known as piles, are lumps which can grow in and around your bottom.
They’re basically swollen blood vessels, and they can be itchy, sore, and may cause bright red blood after you poo.
They’ll usually clear up after a few days so you can sit comfortably again.
There are a few common causes of piles, including:
You can often treat piles at home with remedies like creams, which are recommended by your pharmacist.
However, there are a few occasions when you should see a doctor for your piles, such as:
Haemorrhoids are a common issue that many pregnant women face.
You can use some haemorrhoid creams during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, but you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before doing so, to make sure the treatment you want to use is sage for both you and your baby.
The best haemorrhoid cream is simply the one that works for you.
Different haemorrhoid creams use different active ingredients, so if you’re unsure which cream to use, we’d recommend speaking to your doctor or pharmacist so they can recommend which one will be best for you.
Haemorrhoid creams from Anusol and Germoloids can be used to treat both external and internal piles.
If you’re unsure whether cream is the right treatment for your piles, wherever they may be, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
There are a couple of things you can do at home to help to treat or prevent your piles, on top of any other treatment you may be using, such as: