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Do creams like anusol and preparation h actually get rid of them?

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Dr. Pricha Boonswang
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: They help relief the symptoms.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Do creams like anusol and preparation h actually get rid of hemorhoids?

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Dr. Shital Hubli
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Hemrrhoids: Generally not on their own. Anusol and perperatin h havs steroids hence help to calm down inflammation combination of things with lifestyle change including high fiber diet ( morethen 25 gm/ day ) with regular excercise to aid in bowel mobility, adequate consumption of water and stool softners like docusate sodium help with prevention and to get rid of hemorrhoids.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Increase fiber & fluids in diet (fruits/veggies/supplements) to prevent constipation, especially if you're taking any meds that tend to constipate like narcotic pain meds, antihistamines, etc.
Jun 15, 2012
A 37-year-old member asked:

Do creams like anusol and preparation h actually get rid of hemorrhoids?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
No , they will help: Anusol & preparation h and other products will help to reduce swelling (inflammation ) their by helping to reduce pain, probably prolong the remission they will not physically get rid of hemorrhoids..

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