Anusol has a range of creams, ointments and suppositories that are designed to help calm symptoms and provide soothing relief from itching and discomfort caused haemorrhoids or piles.
Haemorrhoids (or piles) are often a subject that we are uncomfortable talking about, however, it is a common problem that many people suffer from, 1 in 2 people in the UK will deal with the issue at some point in their lives.
Piles are caused as a result of increased pressure on the blood vessels in your bottom, there are two forms of piles.
Internal piles, which are the most common, and external piles which protrude from the back passage. Both sets of piles can cause pain, itching and can even bleed. Increased pressure can be caused by many things, for example, constipation, pregnancy, childbirth, lifting heavy loads or being overweight.
If you are wondering if you have piles, then the most common symptoms to look out for are itching or soreness, discomfort when on the loo, sharp pains up the bottom, bulging feeling inside or hard lumps protruding from the back passage.