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Best Relief For Hemorrhoid Pain
Care of hemorrhoids: Medical therapies for hemorrhoids: bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, water to achieve two soft bowel movements daily), sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals), and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). If the medical therapy fails to control hemorrhoids, then ask for surgical referral. ...Read more
Have been suffering with hemorrhoid pain for over 3days, I've tried just about everything and still haven't had any relief. The pain is terrible! Help?
Hemorrhoids: There are over the counter hemorrhoidal suppositories and creams and some even with pain medicines in them. Ask the pharmacist and they can tell you which ones they have. ...Read more
Limit straining: Symptoms of hemorrhoids occur from constipation, diarrhea, or general straining. Correct the cause and you will get better. May take 1-2 weeks however, and that's with sitz baths after bm, anusol-type cream or ointment, non-steroidal meds, push fluids and increase fiber in diet for constipation or take anti-diarrheal meds if appropriate. ...Read more
Yes: Triamcinolone is stronger version of hydrocortisone which is steroid commonly used in over-the-counter hemorrhoid creams. But as Dr. Simpson said (https://goo. Gl/8fvAPm), 1st make sure it's just a hemorrhoid and not something else. Also plan on eating more fiber, drinking more water & exercising regularly (all good advice anyway) to reduce constipation & need to push hard which aggravates 'rrhoids ...Read more
Get diagnosed first: The short answer is no. The proper answer is see a doctor who can do an exam and correctly diagnose the problem first- such as a colorectal surgeon. Most patients with hemorrhoids get enough relief with nonoperative management, so surgery is reserved for those who don't respond. I always start with making sure folks have enough fiber and water in their daily diet. ...Read more
Is it possible to use Edge Cooling conditioner sensitive skin shave gel for relief of hemorrhoid relief?
I have rectal pain and blood spotting. I've tried OTC hemorrhoid medication minimal relief. Feels like somethings stuck. Heterosexual if that matters.
See your GP: You need a rectal exam by your gp. ...Read more
I have external hemorrhoids (piles). Can I consume Arcoxia for pain relief? Or what can I do to relieve pain & cure it at home as quickly as possible?
Simple remedies: For piles, topical preparations work rather well - Preparation H, witch hazel pads, etc. Avoid alcohol and anything that can damage the liver, avoid fatty, rich foods. Arcoxia is a COX-2 inhibitor (like Celebrex (celecoxib) and the now-removed Vioxx) that is available in Australia - not sure where you are getting it from if you are in US. It can only help temporarily, and is best to avoid it if possible. ...Read more
Male 27 extern hemorrhoid posterior now it has a hole on the top of it extremely painful doing yellowish/red discharge when squeeze pain reliefs after?
Is there something I can do 2 prevent pain in my rectum from my hemorrhoid when I'm having intercourse with boyfriend? Like a short term pain relief?
I enjoy anal play. Can I still engage in anal play with an external hemorrhoid? I get relief from the internal ones using a small butt plug.
External: An external hemorrhoid should not be an issue ...Read more
How can I get rid of hemorrhoids? I have been using every over the counter relief aid foe 3 weeks. Doc said to keep using products. What's wrong w/ me
Nothing wrong w/ you: Its a normal part of life to have medical problems. Regarding yor hemorrhoids, consider seeing a colorectal surgeon for a consultation. They are usually up to date on the latest trends in colorectal disease, and have lots of options, surgery generally being the last resort. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I asked a previous question I think I have an external hemorrhoid it's very sore even when I cough or sneeze on my anus can you advise fast relief?
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A few tips to help you.
There are 3 things that you can do to relieve your pain.
Take a pain medicine like Paracetamol every 6 hourly till the pain is gone (2-3 days).
Use Sitz bath (Sit in a warm water tub after any BM. This will keep the anus area clean.
Use local application of an anti-inflammatory cream containing Hydrocortisone (Consult your GP also to verify which medicine is best for local app ...Read more
If you are 23, you are highly unlikely to have anal or colon cancer. What relief did you experience? It would require a physical examination to assess for anal and colon cancer and if you have any concerns, please consult your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Constipated with hemorrhoids. Stool too big. Took a little MOM. No relief. Are fleet glycerin suppositories safe & effective? I have a phobia of meds
Intense lower abdomin pain after bowel movement. Had anal fissures and internal hemorrhoid's recently. Taking Metamucil for 1 wk. No relief from pain?
Abd pain s/p/ BM: Hard BM or soft? May have diverticulitis (which is an infection in colon outpouching) - as it appears you may have some constipation- or infection from fissure Would follow up with doc urgent care today as may need antibiotics and/or anusol to decrease hemorrhoid inflammation. ...Read more
External hemorrhoids. Should I use ibuprofen or naproxin for pain relief? I already use a hydrocortisone cream
You can, but...: You can but they are unlikely to provide much benefit. ...Read more
Is it internal? External? Itch/burn? Bleeding? Prolapsed (+/- need for manual reduction).
If you are eating a well balanced diet (with 25-30 grams of fiber daily), drinking sufficient amount of water and exercising regularly yet continue to have hemorrhoid problems, better see your doctor now. Do not put off the inevitable. ...Read more
Its treatment depends on your clinical symptoms and the agreement between you and your attending physician.
Generally speaking, start out with something noninvasive to more invasive to meet individual and situational need to relieve symptoms but with no guarantee. ...Read more
It depends: Complaints of hemorrhiods include many symptoms/problems :anal fissures, thrombosed external hemorrhiods, prolapsed internal hemorriodswith either itching, burning or bleeding. The cure would then depend on exactly what your particular problem is. The majority of patients will do fine with otc products and good regular bowel habits (fiber, stool softeners), warm baths. Severe or persistant prob-see dr. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the degree of prolapse and whether they are internal or external. Internals tend to be painless and can be treated by in-office techniques like rubber banding, irc, injection sclerotherapy. With associated prolapse or external components, thd and stapled pph are the procedures of choice for most grade 2-3 hems. Kstandard surgicall hemorrhoidectomy is reserved for large grade 3-4 hems. ...Read more