anti-inflammtory medications like mesalamine or corticosteroid like prednisone or budesonide, if you have Crohn’s disease your doctor will give you azathioprine or infliximab to suppress the immune system;
and surgery by removing the damaged portion of your digestive tract.
To prevent proctitis, take steps to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Reduce your risk of an STI by:
avoid having a lot of sexual partners;
use a latex condom every time you have sexual contact;
if you are not having sexual contact to a person who does not have unusual sores or discharge in the genital area.
You should have a treatment if you are diagnosed with STI to avoid infecting others.
7 Alternative and Homeopathic Remedies
Some of the homeopathic remedies for proctitis include:
8 Lifestyle and Coping
Lifestyle modifications are necessary in order to cope with proctitis.
You can try some of the following self-care measures to reduce the pain and inflammation:
avoid eating before going to bed because this can cause you to have bowel movements;
take over the counter pain relievers such as acetaminophen or aspirin;
you can take over the counter diarrhea medicines but you have to consult your doctor first;
have a warm bath or a sitz bath for anal inflammation.
9 Risks and Complications
There are several risks and complications associated with proctitis.
The risk factors for proctitis include:
having an unsafe sex, you will be at risk of having STI, avoid sexual contact from people who have STI even if you have condoms;
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