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Can you use triamcinolone acetonide cream on hemorrhoids

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: You can but it is better to determine what is causing them to give you problems and fix that.
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes but: Make certain they are hemorrhoids.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
25 years experience Dermatology
No.: It is not advisable to use triamcinolone (a steroid cream) on the face. Steroids are designed to be used as temporary anti-inflammatory agents on ras ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Helps with itching: Triamcinolone=steroid is sometime combined with antifungal cream to help with severe itching/irritation (inflammation). Steroid itself does not treat ... Read More
A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
No!: You need to see an advanced wound care specialist/clinic for specialized treatment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Callahan
23 years experience Podiatry
No: Only antifungals will kill fungal infections. Purchase otc terbinafine, lotrimin or any topical antifungal and apply as directed. You must also purcha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes. : Yes you can. But don't use it more than 5-7 days
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
It may help: Triamcinolone is a steroid and can help with hemorrhoids. Preparation H can be helpful too.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No. Econazole is: antifungal while triamcinolone is anti-inflammatory. They are 2 very different drugs.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Facial rash: Consult a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime have you eliminated cosmetics, perfumes, hair spray? Antibiotics are presc ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on what kind of bumps they are. Triamcinolone could make them worse rather than better. It would be best to be seen by your PCP or GYN to b ... Read More

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