Sitz Bath

A shallow and warm bath that relieve pain or itching in the genital or anal region is called a sitz bath. The indications for a sitz bath are recent vagina or vulva surgery, childbirth, hemorrhoids, constipation, and after hemorrhoids surgery.

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What could be a painful pulp outside the ass crack?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a pulp just outside the ass crack which just originated today and it is painful.  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your question. It seems from the picture that you should be having severe pain (attachment removed to protect identity). This can be the result of thrombosed hemorrhoids, perianal fistula, or a pilonidal sinus. Still, to guide you better I need a few...  Read Full »

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