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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes but what drug?: Using a medication via vaginal or rectal suppository is safe but we would need to know which specific drug to be able to answer.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both work: Both creams and suppositories work equally well. The same ingredients can be in either form. It is a matter of personal preference which to choose. Do ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: if you have a 3 or 7 day course, you still have to finish the course without stopping even if you are on your period.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Rectal discomfort: During the prep is from the frequent loose stools and wiping too much. Soaking your bottom in warm water and applying over the counter ointments such ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Safe: Glycerin suppository safe to use while pregnant. Also increase fiber, whole grains and liquids in your daily diet for less constipation.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: YES the IUD is inside your uterus ....the rest is OUTSIDE Hope this helps! Dr Z
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: Enemas are not meant to be used as douche. The ingredients in the two preparations are quite different and the oil in the enema is likely to make matt ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Yes: In treating constipation, it is always better to start with the mildest treatment first and if there is no or little response then get more aggressive ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: The glycerin will not impede recovery from an acute attack, and will not precipitate an attack in someone with stable diverticulosis.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes.: Yes, however eating properly, after the diverticulitis has resolved can prevent constipation and potentially reduce the recurrences.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience in Urogynecology
Pessary: No. The diaphragm is not designed to hold the pelvic organs in place.
A member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Category C: Topical Benzocaine vaginal cream (vagisil) is fda category c, i.E, it is not known weither it will cause harm or not to an unborn fetus.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You could: But, if you 2 take your time are easy with each other, you wont need lidocaine. Lidocaine probably wont penetrate deep enough into the skin to give t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: They are safe when used infrequently.
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Cream or insert: Monistat is safe for pregnancy . If you have recurrent vaginal yeast infections, use 7 day treatment. No oral medications have proven safe during pr ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Glycerin: Should not be that irritating to your body since it is safe for kids. If your bowel movement was huge it could have caused a tear in the anus and that ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Ask oyur doc: Don't know you, your history, etc. There are lots of causes for con, and others. See your doctor to find out.Stipation; they range from not enough fi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Safe: because nystatin is not significantly absorbed into the body when applied vaginally, and because its highly selective for fungi (it works as a porin, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
2 days: By then ketoconazole will have dissipated.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Crumb
24 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Likely ok to use cream.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: Yes as directed. Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sure: Just make sure you insert just inside the rectum and not far inside.

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