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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been applying Proctosedyl the Anti-hemmorhoid ointment for almost a month, but the hemorrhoid is still present. How will it go?(No Constipation).
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 took hydrocodone acetaminophen for excruciating hemorrhoid pain. Will it help?? I'm desperate. I started niphedemine ointment Friday. I also take li
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