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Is it ok to use hemorrhoid cream while pregnant
A 38-year-old female asked:
What is the safest hemorrhoid ointment/cream/suppository for pregnant women? it seems there is a wide range of active ingredients.
Dr. Hishalah Zvulonanswered
22 years experience
Hemorrhoids : Consider witch hazel pads eg. Tucks if the hemorrhoids are protruding and provided that you have no allergies to listed ingredients. Make sure you eat... Read More
70 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
Hemorrhoid ?'s: Anusol or over the counter hemorrhoid creams are OK in pregnancy, but do not expect more than (very) temporary relief. This is common in pregnancy, a... Read More
124 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 37-year-old female asked:
Have three thrombosed hemorrhoids for five days. was given diltiazem 30mg cream and am soaking three times a day in epsom salt, made lifestyle changes, what else can i do? no improvement yet. i'm 28 weeks pregnant. will this get better?
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Thrombosed: If you're experiencing severe persistent rectal pain unrelieved by sitz baths and the cream, the clots may have to be excised from the hemorrhoids. A ... Read More
14 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hinesanswered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Proctocream: Any topical creams are safe in pregnancy, such as proctocream or preparation-h.
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
I have a hemmhroid. is 1% cortisone cream or tucks (witch hazel) medicated pads ok to use while pregnant?
Dr. Clifford Rogersanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: Both are safe to use externally to apply to hemorrhoids during pregnancy.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old female asked:
Very painful external hemmorrhoids. 34 weeks pregnant. when should i go see the dr. none of the over counter creams are working. got script for cream from gynae today but still not working?
Pregnant/hemorrhoids: At 34 weeks of pregnancy, hemorrhoids are common, and unfortunately, there is little treatment which can alleviate the pain. Ask your provider for lid... Read More
56 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovananswered
Colon and Rectal Surgery 36 years experience
Itching/irritation: Most creams can cause increased irritation if used too much or too heavily--allergic reactions are rare but may also exacerbate sypmtoms and worsen th... Read More
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Funganswered
General Surgery 41 years experience
Yes, briefly: Triamcinolone is a long-acting corticosteroid used for a variety of problems. It is much stronger than the usual type of corticosteroid that is inclu... Read More
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyananswered
General Practice 53 years experience
Preparation h: works will with current hemorrhoids. If they persist, you should see a general surgeon for further treatment options.
2.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 52 years experience
Delivery is the cure: Till then Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and DSS (Stool Softener) Anusol -HC suppositories
1.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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