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Americaine Hemorrhoidal Medication
Cost of any: Surgical procedure will vary from location to location, facilty where done and the doctor performing the procedure. I do not know what you mean about hemorrhoid cauterization and do not recommend letting anyone do this to you. See a specialist such as a colon and rectal surgeon before taking dangerous risks on an inadequate and potentially dangerous procedure done by unqualified person ...Read more
Yes, but: Thia proceduo is indicated only for prolapse. Internal hemorrhoid. And have been used for Prilosec rectum. Not indicated for any external hemorrhoid. The problem is that there is already a lot of less invasive procedure for in thermal hemorrhoid. The bottom line that when it is indicated, it is an excellent procedure. ...Read more
Difficult to say:
The answer to this question depends on a lot of factors, two easy ones would be:
1. Where is it being done (office/SurgiCenter)?
2. What kind of anesthesia is being used (local/sedation/general)?
If you want to know, the best way to find out is to speak to the doctor's office about how much the procedure will actually cost you. The office would have your insurance information and they'd help. ...Read more
I have hemorrhoidal bumps for a long time. I tried all the creams and it doesn't seem to work. What should I do?
Possibilities...: Consider anal fissure, hemorrhoid (s), proctitis (inflamed rectum), anal abscess or fistula, juvenile retention polyp, trauma to the anal canal, skin changes around the anus (benign or malignant), condylomata. The only way to find out, and to start appropriate treatment, is to get examined. See your doctor please for confirmation of diagnosis first, especially since empiric therapy hasn't worked. ...Read more
Not a good choice.: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris w tweezers. If material remains in wound – seek medical care. Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years, don't know ...Read more
Maybe feel better or: Maybe feel better or feel the same. Hemorrhoids can be internal or external, or a person can have both. That's why there are hemorrhoidal treatments in both the suppository and the ointment forms. A primary care doctor, general surgeon, colo-rectal surgeon, or proctologist can help treat or remove hemorrhoids if symptoms are more than just mild. ...Read more
Proctitis?: Hemorrhoids don't generally get infected. Maybe rectal inflammation/infection (proctitis)? If so, or if you have an anal fissure, doxycycline might help. If under a doctor's care, follow his or her advice. If not, see a doctor now. If your anus has been sexually exposed, get tested for STD; doxycycline is the treatment of choice for rectal chlamydia. ...Read more
I've had, what I believe is an anal fissure for a couple months now, I just recently started treating it. Does hemorrhoidal cream help heal it?
3 days ago, I went 2 the bathroom, & ever since I whipped, I've been in a lot of pain in my rectum. Hemorrhoidal suppositories not working. What 2 do?
What do you have?: "rectal pain" may originate in anal canal, rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of pain/bleeding include hemorrhoids ; fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) ; topical agents, or require further intervention. Consider anal ; rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, anorectal dysfunction, inflammatory bowel, prostatitis, lots more. Get checked. ...Read more
Definitely yes.: Aspirin, or any other blood thinner, can make hemorrhoids bleed. Many studies demonstrating this fact can be found at pubmed. ...Read more
Groin itch: I would recommend you get examined for a diagnosis so a treatment plan can be done ...Read more
Exposed to hpv16 in the past & had warts. No symptoms now. Am using hemorrhoidal cream. Hrs after masturbated quickly touched applicator. Safe to inject?
Hello, I had an a classical hemmorhoidal excision op on 19.11.13 (external).How long it takes till it´s completlely healed? Still have something there..
Can I use a hemorroidal suppository while breastfeeding? Baby is 3months. Tried everything else...
Can the ingredient phenylephrine that's found in hemmorhoidal creme be effective against scabies?
Grapefruit Juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more
Take as directed!: Before you accept any new prescription or medication, know why it's recommended. Know what it's intended to do. Remind the prescriber about all your other medications, including otc medications & supplements (not the same thing!). Learn about common side effects & dangerous ones, too. Find out if you're supposed to get refills or if this is a one time deal. And take w/ or w/o food as directed. ...Read more
Some medications must be taken with food due to their effect on the stomach. Some medications are better absorbed when taken with medications. Diabetic medications may cause a drastic reduction in your blood sugar if you do not eat. As you can see there are many possibilities. Check with your physician before you do anything.
Good luck. ...Read more
Of course: I do not recommend any medication as part of a diet and most successful diets do not involve any type of medication. That said, in general "diets" don't work if it is a temporary diet, as when the diet ends people usually regain weight. The most successful diets are life-long changes in how you eat. Again, no medication is required for one to have a healthy diet. ...Read more
Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
It can: Unfortunately, more and more frequent, opioid induced hyperalgesia has been described, typically per rapid escalation of medicine, and causing paradoxically worsening of the pain. ...Read more
Don't fight illness: As physicians, we don't fight against illnesses. We treat patients with illness. We never beat illness. If you have adhd, the best treatments are medications. It's not clear why you are interested in not using medications. There are many psychological therapies for adhd, which have varying results. You can seek consultation with a psychologist who is knowledgeable about them. Consult with one. ...Read more
No easy answer: It depends on your medical conditions and response to the medications you are taking. I would suggest discussing this with your doctor. If you are having bothersome side effects - that may indicate a need to evaluate your current medications. ...Read more