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Can I buy directly an ointment in any drug store for my hemorrhoid?

Can I buy directly an ointment in any drug store for my hemorrhoid?

Various options: Unfortunately, hemorrhoids are somewhat common in pregnancy. As you approach term, the increase in pelvic pressure from the growing uterus and fetus place increased pressure on your pelvic floor and vessels. This aggrevates the hemorrhoids by causing more congection, swelling and discomfort. Several otc therapies may help like tucks (witch hazel) pads or suppositories. Additionally, stool softerners help. ...Read more

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On average, how long should it take for an internal hemorrhoid to heal with a rectal ointment?

On average, how long should it take for an internal hemorrhoid to heal with a rectal ointment?

Depends: It depends on your definition of "heal". Avoiding constipation with hi fiber diet, lots of fluids, stop reading on the toilet, many if not all of your symptoms will resolve relatively shortly. A formal hemorrhoid surgery done by an experienced surgeon should resolve the problem permanently and the will not come back. But try conservative management before going the surgical route. ...Read more

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My anus seems to be easily irritated after treating myself (ointments, washing) for an external hemorrhoid several months ago. What can I do?

My anus seems to be easily irritated after treating myself (ointments, washing) for an external hemorrhoid several months ago.  What can I do?

Avoid scrubbing: After each bm clean yourself with soft bathroom paper using a lubricating lotion such as aveeno (oatmeal). Clean inside the anus. Whenever you have an urge, use the nearest toilet as soon as you can. After a fart or whenever it feels itchy or irritated, clean with soft paper & moisturizer, clean inside the anus. ...Read more

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The area around my anus has a open wound that bleeds when wiped, but i know for sure it isn't a hemorrhoid. Can triple antibiotic ointment help?

Doubtful: Please see a gastroenterologist. This could be a rectal or anal fissure or something else entirely, get a correct diagnosis and proper treatment. As you know it is a very sensitive area, save yourself unnecessary pain and have it treated professionally. Hope all turns out well for you. ...Read more

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Doc,i have hemmoroids i felt itching and little bit swelling..is BEVASON bethamethasone valerate ointment is good for hemmoroids?

Doc,i have hemmoroids i felt itching and little bit swelling..is BEVASON bethamethasone valerate ointment is good for hemmoroids?

Hemorrhoids: Topical steroid cream may help to shrink the hemorrhoids. Dibucaine is a topical anesthetic that is specifically used for hemorrhoidal pain and itching. Sitting in a tub filled with 3-5 inches of warm water (known as a sitz bath) may provide some local relief as well. ...Read more

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I have a small puffy white bubble-like spot on my anus - itches, and when ointment is applied feels like a cut. What could this be (not a hemorrhoid)?

I have a small puffy white bubble-like spot on my anus - itches, and when ointment is applied feels like a cut. What could this be (not a hemorrhoid)?

Wart: If you take the common hemorrhoid off the list, Genital warts could present like that as well as herpes. Best to have it seen by a physician In person to get a solid diagnosis and plan. ...Read more

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I took hydrocodone acetaminophen for excruciating hemorrhoid pain. Will it help?? I'm desperate. I started niphedemine ointment Friday. I also take li

I took hydrocodone acetaminophen for excruciating hemorrhoid pain. Will it help?? I'm desperate. I started niphedemine ointment Friday. I also take li

No self medications: See your doctor , you may have infection, or abscess formation could the cause of your excruciating pain . If it s an abscess draining it will give immediate relief. See your doctor or go to ER ...Read more

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Can I use horse cheatnut ointment for an external hemorrhoid and should it specifically be for hemorrhoid treatment or can it be plain cream?

Can I use horse cheatnut ointment for an external hemorrhoid and should it specifically be for hemorrhoid treatment or can it be plain cream?

I would not.: No mention of external application here: http://naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com/nd/PrintVersion.aspx?id=1055&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1 or here, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesculus_hippocastanum#Medical_uses so try a better studied treatment, like Preparation H, if it is available where you live or see Doc. Better to spend money on well-studied treatments that are known to help. ...Read more