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Will triamcinolone acetonide cream help hemorrhoids

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 16 years experience
No: It will take away the itching for awhile, but usually makes it easier for the fungus to grow and can make things worse overall.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: No it will not. Do not use it for this problem.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Merlino
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Yeast infection: Nystatin treats the yeast infection, triamcinolone treats inflammation. We often use them together when we are not sure what the cause of the infectio... Read More
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes : Nystatin controls the infection and the steroid cream will help with inflammation.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Avoid prolonged use: You can use Nystatin every day------miconazole or ketoconazole or Clotrimazole may be better. But avoid prolonged use of triamcinolone in genital area... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Terrible choice: Not only will it not kill the mites, it will suppress the ability to heal. Further, it's a prescription medication that you're proposing to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Pulmonology 45 years experience
Yes it can: Nystatin alone is good enough but sometimes thwere is dermatitis alog with so combination is good choice.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Other choices: Actually Nystatin isn't the best choice against ringworm. Better choices are other anti-fungal creams like clotrimazole, Miconazole and ketoconazole. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: It is available only by prescription.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
Dermatology 27 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
A Verified Doctoranswered
24 years experience
Ok: Very little systemic absorption from topical steroids so little chance of passage to child through breastmilk. However this is not true if the steroid... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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