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Nifedipine ointment hemorrhoids

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Mckenna
General Surgery 24 years experience
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: The nifepinine works by relaxing the rectal muscles. There is a limited rate that it can diffuse through the rectal lining into the muscles. Putting m... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Use as directed: Use medications as directed only. Do not use more than directed by your doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
37 years experience
Family practice : Take fiber drink to keep stools soft. Anusol suppository daily. See your dr for additional assistance.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: Topical agents for hemorrhoids (varicose veins of anal canal) will only ease the inflammation of those varicose veins leading to a smaller size, but w... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Doubtful: Please see a gastroenterologist. This could be a rectal or anal fissure or something else entirely, get a correct diagnosis and proper treatment. As y... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Maybe HC +Anesthetic: One's doctor first has to examine it to see if it is a hemorrhoid or something else. Hemorrhoids can be internal or external, or a person can have bot... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Yes: but it won't help a hemorrhoid
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
General Surgery 34 years experience
Avoid constipation: should avoid meds that cause constipation. also do warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days, and apply hemorrhoid cream after each bath, suppositories... Read More
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