A 29-year-old member asked:
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can you use triamcinolone acetonide cream on hemorrhoids?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: You can but it is better to determine what is causing them to give you problems and fix that.
Answered on Oct 4, 2020
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes but: Make certain they are hemorrhoids.
Answered on Apr 2, 2019

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Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
It may help: Triamcinolone is a steroid and can help with hemorrhoids. Preparation H can be helpful too.
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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
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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
A topical: Product used for inflammation rashes, allergies and conditions like psoriasis. They dampen an exaggerated immune response.
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It's a steroid cream - and long terms use could actually result in skin thinning. It doesn't help wrinkles, either.
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