A 30-year-old female asked:
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doc prescribed me proctosol for enteral hemorrhoids.i can't get cream to go in rectum and i'm on a lot of pain. how do i get cream in?

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Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Don't force it: Internal hemorrhoids typically don't cause pain, unless they are prolapsed and thromboses. Sometimes the pain is caused by an anal fissure rather than a hemorrhoid, in which case placing anything into the anal canal will be very painful and won't help either.
Answered on Jul 29, 2015

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