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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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What are the side effects of hemorrhoid creams?

What are the side effects of hemorrhoid creams?

Itching/irritation: Most creams can cause increased irritation if used too much or too heavily--allergic reactions are rare but may also exacerbate sypmtoms and worsen the symptoms for which you are using the product! Any persistent pain, irritation (>7 days) should be evaluated and not ignored. In other words, ok to try but use with caution! ...Read more

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Can triamconolone cream be used for hemorrhoids?

Can triamconolone cream be used for hemorrhoids?

Yes, briefly: Triamcinolone is a long-acting corticosteroid used for a variety of problems. It is much stronger than the usual type of corticosteroid that is included in hemorrhoid creams, which uses Hydrocortisone (anusert, anusol, proctosol). Although both drugs reduce itching and swelling due to hemorrhoids, triamcinolone is not intended for this use but probably ok to use once or twice while waiting. ...Read more

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What creams should I use for my hemorrhoids? Brands?

Preparation h: Works will with current hemorrhoids. If they persist, you should see a general surgeon for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a dark external hemorrhoid and an internal hemorrhoid and I am wondering what home creams and remedies you can suggest to minimize these?

Hi, I have a dark external hemorrhoid and an internal hemorrhoid and I am wondering what home creams and remedies you can suggest to minimize these?

Fiber: The best home remedie is diet modification. Try to get about 20-30 grams of fiber per day. This will make sure your stool is soft and you don't strain to have a bowel movement. This will make sure you don't aggravate the existing problem. Preparation h works will with current hemorrhoids. If they persist, you should see a general surgeon for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Should I get surgery or creams for hemorrhoids?

Should I get surgery or creams for hemorrhoids?

Get evaluated: 90% of the patients who self-diagnose hemorrhoids don't have them. It all depends on the symptoms and the grade of he problem. If some tissue comes out that you have to push back in, then you probably have problematic hemorrhoids. See a good colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you use external creams on internal hemorrhoid?

Depends: Most prescription meds used to treat hemorrhoids can be used both internally and externally. I would be cautious of over the counter meds unless the label/instruction specifically approve for internal use. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long it should take for my hemorrhoid to heal without cream?

Can you tell me how long it should take for my hemorrhoid to heal without cream?

Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea.
Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon

you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective. ...Read more

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It's okay to use my halcinonide cream to treat a hemorrhoid right?

Halcinonide Cream: Halcinonide Cream (Halog Cream) is a topical corticosteroid – so I assume it could help with swelling, itching & discomfort from hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Does anyone knows any medicines or cream for treatment of hemorrhoid?

Does anyone knows any medicines or cream for treatment of hemorrhoid?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids, are a dilation/swelling of venous tissue around rectum. Non operative treatment is recommended, a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, laxatives to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungal) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. Post surgery recovery is several weeks. ...Read more

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External hemorrhoids really really hurting. Tried h cream but with not much luck. What should I do?

External hemorrhoids really really hurting. Tried h cream but with not much luck. What should I do?

See below: The pain is due to small blood clot (thrombosis) in the hemorrhoid. The pain may last for 4-7 days and gradually the clot disappears. Immediate relief for the pain can be had by the physician making a small incision (using local anesthetic) in the hemorrhoid releasing the clot. Topical hydrocortisone/lidocaine cream can help the pain. OTC products with 5% Lidocaine and hydrocortisone are available ...Read more

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How long does it take for a large external hemorrhoid to heal if your just using a hemmroid cream? How long is too long to wait?

Hemorrhoids: Conservative treatment measures are usually sufficient for most patients with hemorrhoids causing bleeding, itching, irritation, or thrombosis (clot formation). Analgesic creams and topical steroid creams can be used for irritation and pruritus, but not for more than one week. They can result in contact dermatitis or mucosal atrophy, respectively. Your hemorrhoid may require definitive therapy. ...Read more

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My son, 19, suddenly has hemorrhoids, its not too large but he's very worried. I got an over d counter cream, germoloids. Would it go with this.

Hemorrhoids: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well.
Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to >. ...Read more

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I've used creams for my external hemorrhoid and it doesn't seem to stop hurting. Every time I go number 2, it's always bleeding. What should I do?

I've used creams for my external hemorrhoid and it doesn't seem to stop hurting. Every time I go number 2, it's always bleeding. What should I do?

Diet, Rx, or see MD: Try PROCTOSOL 2.5% apply 2-3 times and after #2.
Diet more fiber. Avoid constipation.Sit in hot water 10 minutes 2 times (seitz bath.)
Log on PILex. Com. Make sure this is located in California
Order a bot of 14 capsule
Take 2 capsules daily x 7 days. It is pure herbal medicine no side effects. It works wonder. But bleeding a lot see MD
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AreThere any pills Ican take to make the hemorrhoids back to normal-and not flared up. Not a fan of suppositiories and the cream doesn't work on intrnl?

AreThere any pills Ican take to make the hemorrhoids back to normal-and not flared up. Not a fan of suppositiories and the cream doesn't work on intrnl?

In a way: Some Doctors may prescribe steroids by mouth to decrease swelling and inflammation, but they are by no means as beneficial as the Suppositories for their desired effect. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to heal internal hemorrhoids-with which medicine, cream? It's beginning phase of internal hemorrhoids. How long would it take this condition to heal

How to heal internal hemorrhoids-with which medicine, cream? It's beginning phase of internal hemorrhoids. How long would it take this condition to heal

Internal Hemorrhoid: If you have internal hemorrhoid, be sure you do not strain during bowel movement and avoid hard stool. Adequate hydration and eat high fiber diet. Can also take fiber supplement to keep stool soft. Avoid using soap to clean perianal area, this can dry out skin and makes hemorrhoids worse. ...Read more

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Hi, I got a hemorrhoid and it's fairly large, doesn't hurt but prep H and other creams aren't shrinking it. I'm at a lost for what to do also I'm worr?

Hi, I got a hemorrhoid and it's fairly large, doesn't hurt but prep H and other creams aren't shrinking it. I'm at a lost for what to do also I'm worr?

GI consult: Hemorrhoidd have stages and can even pop out and need to be pushed back in. At this stage you need a visit to a colorectal surgeon for hemorrhoidal banding and evaluation for possible hemorrhoidectomy. ...Read more

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Fluocinonide cream is good for hemorrhoids?

Fluocinonide cream is good for hemorrhoids?

Short time: Only for few days when hemorrhoidal swelling is causing pain. Sitz bath is better. ...Read more