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A 18-year-old female asked:

Preparation h works but makes me itch. tucks (witch hazel) ointment doesn't make me itch but it doesn't work. what should i do?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Use with hydrocortis: Use hemorrhoidal ointment with Hydrocortisone to minimize itching. Also controlling constipation will be beneficial.
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Add cortisone: There are many anal cortisone preparations that may help to reduce itching.
Dr. Tedde Rinker
A Verified Doctor commented
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Preparation H comes with and without cortisone. Look for the one with cortisone to help with itching and swelling
Aug 4, 2013

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