What Kind of Salt Should Be Used for a Sitz Bath?

Answer If you have recently had an episiotomy (cut between vagina and anus) performed during childbirth or hemorrhoid surgery, your physician may have recommended a sitz bath. A sitz bath can help natural... Read More »

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How to Take a Sitz Bath?

Sitz baths are helpful post colon and rectal surgery. You may benefit from using one when you're experiencing any pain around the anal or urinal regions.

How to perform a sitz bath?

A sitz bath is an immersion bath in which a person sits in a tub of water that covers the hips, buttocks and lower abdomen. Sitz baths--whether hot, cold, neutral or alternating--have therapeutic e... Read More »

If I were to take a sitz bath........?

good question.... pardon me while I consult my proctologist newsletter:ah yes, there it is...."bran muffins and your posterior"oooo this should be good reading!

What is the sole purpose of taking a sitz bath,utilizing the big red rubber hot water bottle and putting?

sitz bath>helps calm inflamed tissuesbig red rubber hot water bottle>applying warmth to areas of the body where medically-speaking it is helpful e.g. toothache, stomach during menstrual cramps, ear... Read More »