What are the Benefits of a Sitz Bath?

For embarrassing anal problems, a Sitz bath might be the answer.

The Sitz bath is used to nurse medical problems in the anus area and around the lower genital area for women. Some of the common problems treated with a Sitz bath are hemorrhoids (piles), anal fissures, perianal itching, itchy thrush infection, discharge problems linked to the Bartholin glands, and to help in the healing of surgeries associated with pregnancy and childbirth.

The Sitz bath is also referred to as bidet or hip bath, which are commercially available.

Here’s an easy solution: You can purchase bowl-shaped plastic trays to place over an ordinary toilet which allows an individual to sit for 10 to 15 minutes as recommended.

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