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nifedipine ointment hemorrhoids

A male asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
43 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Banding: Your pain is not from your hemorrhoids. Banding in this instance is not a good idea. You likely have an anal ulcer or fissure and if you do not resp ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Will be fine: You want the ointment around the anal orifice.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Mckenna
22 years experience General Surgery
Fissures hurt.: Anal fissures hurt really bad. They burn and take time to heal. Use the Nifedipine as directed by your doctor. They use it to relax the sphincter whic ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anal fissure? : Are you referring to an anal fissure? If so then simply apply the ointment to the anal fissure as directed. There really is not much one could do wro ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely : If i recall from your question earlier this is about topical ointment for an anal fissure. It is very unlikely this anal ointment would cause any syst ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not : The dose you listed is considered more than adequate for the medication to work. Both 2 and 3 x daily dosing has been suggested in references. A varie ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Considerations...: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activ ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not via this forum: You have posted on our free, public, informational forum, where doctors do not see patient charts nor give medical care. Try a private consultation wh ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoids: Could try sitz baths - warm water bath 2-3 x a day, dietary changes to include more fiber/ greens to soften stool-were you going due to diarrhea or c ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : Take fiber drink to keep stools soft. Anusol suppository daily. See your dr for additional assistance.
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