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I have rectal pain and blood spotting. I've tried OTC hemorrhoid medication minimal relief. Feels like somethings stuck. Heterosexual if that matters.
Yes: if you can find the cause of the underlying inflammation, which is usually constipation, diarrhea, excessive straining. Not all swelling and bleeding st the anus is due to hemorrhoids so be sure you have seen a professional to confirm the diagnosis, Do not self diagnose as you may be completely wrong and miss an opportunity to make a correct and early diagnosis and good prognosis ...Read more
I am 6 weeks pregnant and I have a big external hemorrhoids, what pain medication or suppository can I take? Tucks (witch hazel) and preparation H don't help at all
May need surgery: See your doctor to evaluate it. Sometime external henmorrhoids (if thrombosed or clotted) need surgery to relieve the pressure and the pain. ...Read more
Burning and itching: Hemorrhoid symptoms range from mild discomfort to burning, itching, bleeding, pressure, mass or lump in the perianal area. Symptom managed with shower, hairdryer entire area, creams, antifungals, and Lidocaine gels applied locally. More severe pain, bleeding may be a fissure. A bowel regimen, laxatives, fiber, increased dietary liquids, probiotics to achieve 2 soft stools daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's not common: It's unusual for medications to cause hemorrhoids. What is more common is for medications to cause constipation which can cause hemorrhoids. The best way to avoid this is to have enough fiber in your diet. Remember that any bleeding is abnormal and should be investigated by a doctor. ...Read more
Can: Most over the counter hemorrhoid preps are just "band-aids" and usually won't work for long if at all. Patients need to determine the cause of their symptoms and correct that. The creams can help control symptoms during the treatment of the underlying cause, but they are not the long term answer to hemorrhoid symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has hemorrhoids & the doctors prescribed medications for him. Metronidazole is among the medications, why is he prescribing an antiprozoal?
Not really: Most over the counter medications only temporarily improve hemorrhoids. Ice and sitz baths (soaking in warm water), as well as avoiding constipation by increasing fiber and fluid intake, work just as well for less money. Also try a moisturizing cleanser like balneol to decrease your irritation when wiping. Wipes and plain toilet paper can be really irritating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im here in ksa, its been a week now im suffering from hemorrhoids, can you please help what should I do and what OTC medications I should use?
Care of hemorrhoids: Medical therapies for hemorrhoids: bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, water, juice, laxatives and probiotics to achieve two soft bowel movements daily), salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungal), and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). If the medical therapy fails to control, hemorrhoids, then ask for surgical referral. There are surgeries available to help you. ...Read more
The hemorrhoid started off painful but I was given medication which stopped the pain however there is not a white lump on it. Is it infected and how d?
Unlikely: infected, it sounds like the clot (a hemorrhoid is a clotted vein) is resolving ! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I have hemorrhoid and did not finish medication due to lack of money. Does this go away on its own? Pls help and what could I do about this?
My husband has a hemorrhoid sticking out of his anus, can he take medications to treat or should he opt for a surgical treatment to get rid of it?
How do I treat a thrombosed hemorrhoid I have tried hot baths, suppositories, medication cream and ib profhen. What can I do.? I am miserable and everytime the blood cycle flows thru the rectum, I am crying in pain, I have been awake all night.
I'm having hemorrhoid Surgery and I don't won't to be in pain I'm scared when I broke my ankle and got screws and plates pain so bad pain medication did not work for about 3 weeks it thedeicing started with a P I'm scared I don't want to feel pain like t
Discuss with surgeon: Might I recommend Sitz baths. When I was in practice I charged $10.00 for the hemorroidectomy and $1000.00 / day to rent the Sitz bath :) Also Fentynl lolly pops and Duragesic patches are very effective. Also, take Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and DSS to keep the stools soft. Begin 5-7 days before surgery ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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