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A 42-year-old female asked:

Had a thrombosed external hemorrhoid drained on 07/26/21. i apply steroid cream as advised but it constantly burns/stings. end of day it burns worse from where the hemorrhoid was to vaginal opening. what can i do for relief?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
You need warm sitz bath 3 times a day, 10-15 minutes each time. You should use the steroid cream along with preparation H rapid relief which contains lidocaine to numb the area.
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