Are hemorrhoid pillows effective? Anugya Bajpai Asked: August 12, 2020In: Home Remedies Hemorrhoid pillows such as donut cushions can provide temporary relief from pain while sitting during hemorrhoids. They are not used as a treatment. In other words, these pillows or cushions do not heal piles or hemorrhoids. They simply improve your sitting posture and relieve discomfort that you experience during piles. August 12, 2020 Pristyn Care 0 people found this helpful Was this answer helpful?