The anal sitz bath mainly uses warm water or hot water.
1. Potassium permanganate solution sitz bath: Use 1:5000 to 1:10000 potassium permanganate solution to sitz the anus to prevent infection and keep the anus clean. Promote blood circulation, reduce swelling and relieve pain. Generally speaking, take a bath for about 15 minutes each time, 3 times a day, and increase once after the bowel movement. In the acute phase, do not use rough towels or toilet paper to wipe vigorously after bowel movements. After bowel movements and after taking a bath, use soft wipes or soft towels to gently wipe clean! So as not to cause damage to the mucosal surface of erosion and hemorrhoids and bleeding.
2. Warm salt water sitz bath: Use warm salt water to sitz the anus. If the edema is heavier, the concentration can be greater than 0.9%. The temperature should be 37°C. Generally, each sitz bath is 15-20 minutes. Sit bath with warm water can relieve pain and is very helpful for adjuvant treatment of subacute hemorrhoids. 2 times a day. You can take a bath at night before going to bed.
3. Chinese herbal decoction sitz bath: use Chinese herbal decoction to clear away heat and detoxify, promote blood circulation and reduce swelling, and wait for it to cool to 37°C before taking a sitz bath.