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lidocaine ointment for hemorrhoids

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Diet: You need stool softeners (miralax) and visit to colorectal surgeon. With regular bowel movements things will improve. Drink a lot of fluids before you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
See a surgeon: If it isn't getting better with local measures, you likely need a minor local procedure to relieve a clot in the hemorrhoid. Sitz baths can help as we ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
54 years experience Ophthalmology
GI Doctor: You need to see a GI specialist for history and exam.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
No: no they do not come together for a simple reason the lidocaine cream is to keep the area numb and pain free, and if gut mixed with any other cream it ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Hemarroids: For hemarroids low potency steroid ointment such as Hydrocortisone 1% or 2% is used to reduce inflammation and swelling die to inflammation.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
They can soothe: Steroid containing suppositories, creams and foam can relieve the pain and itching with hemorrhoids but do not treat the hemorrhoids themselves or the ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Anal fissures: Anal fissures are a tear, that scars and reopens with the passage of stool. They are often associated with hemorrhoids and difficult to heal. Local me ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed Tahir
46 years experience General Surgery
Short time: Only for few days when hemorrhoidal swelling is causing pain. Sitz bath is better.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes: but it won't help a hemorrhoid
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Need Nitro...: A vasodilator, e.g., nitroglycerine cream may be necessary to heal an anal fissure. Good luck!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Aphthous ulcer: Yes
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
It helps.: It helps to relieve the itching caused by the hemarroids.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood
36 years experience Cardiology
Nifedipine : It is a vasodilator so it gets more blood to that area so the Lidocaine can take quicker effect. It can also help to relax your sphincter tone.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
They can help, : But by themselves will not heal a fissure. You need to correct your diarrhea or constipation and maintain a regular bowel patter if there is any chanc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal itch: Bactroban (mupirocin) is an antibacterial ointment. it is not likely to help with vaginal itching. Yeast infections are the most common causes and ove ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cautiously: As nupercainal may cause burning sensation when applied to an open anal fissure.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
If it helps Yes.: Fissure causes severe anal spasm result in the pain, plenty of fluids, high fiber diet , local care, will help . Ointment that releases spasm like 0 . ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoids : You could but it is a very potent steroid and it could be absorbed into your body more readily when put in the rectal area. Most of the steroids used ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
38 years experience Dermatology
Pure vaseline: Pure vaseline is best and has little chance of an allergic reaction.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viral Patel
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Nitroglycerin Cream: Nitroglycerin cream can be used, but does have the side effect of lowering your blood pressure. Only take after consulting your doctor. Home remedies ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelson Sturgis
52 years experience Pediatrics
Aquaphor works: aquaphor, an ointment available without prescription works well, place a small amount on a q-tip, insert into anus, then wipe, this can be done with b ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Canasa/Anusol: To treat internal hemorrhoid, i would recommend Anusol Hc 2.5% cream instead of canasa. Canasa enema is used to treat inflammation on the left side o ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Ok to use Proctofoam: But just as important is to be sure to be eating a high fiber diet and most importantly drinking 80-100oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily, ... Read More

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