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Hemorrhoidal suppository and had an allergic reaction. Dr's or rn please help me!?

Hemorrhoidal suppository and had an allergic reaction. Dr's or rn please help me!?

Reaction: This is not a forum to provide urgent care. Depending on your reaction you may want to either seek immediate help at an urgent care center or an emergency room or seek your doctor's opinion. ...Read more

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3 days ago, i went 2 the bathroom, & ever since i whipped, i've been in a lot of pain in my rectum. Hemorrhoidal suppositories not working. What 2 do?

3 days ago, i went 2 the bathroom, & ever since i whipped, i've been in a lot of pain in my rectum. Hemorrhoidal suppositories not working. What 2 do?

What do you have?: "rectal pain" may originate in anal canal, rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of pain/bleeding include hemorrhoids ; fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) ; topical agents, or require further intervention. Consider anal ; rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, anorectal dysfunction, inflammatory bowel, prostatitis, lots more. Get checked. ...Read more

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Are OTC hemmorhoidal suppositories regarded as being effective?

Are OTC hemmorhoidal suppositories regarded as being effective?

Hemorrhoids: Over the counter medications will only contain witch hazel. This herb is for anti-itch or soothing. They do not help one heal from hemorrhoids. If you are not healing well on your own you may need prescription steroids to shrink them down. ...Read more

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Can i use a hemorroidal suppository while breastfeeding? Baby is 3months. Tried everything else...

Can i use a hemorroidal suppository while breastfeeding? Baby is 3months. Tried everything else...

Yes: These are safe to use while breastfeeding. You say tried everything else, but here prevention is the key. Increase your fiber AND fluids, and even consider a gentle stool softener like Miralax (polyethylene glycol) that is safe to use in pregnancy and while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Doc prescribed HC suppositories for 2 weeks. Completed the 2 week course almost 2 weeks ago. Would I be able to take them for another week if need be?

Doc prescribed HC suppositories for 2 weeks. Completed the 2 week course almost 2 weeks ago. Would I be able to take them for another week if need be?

Probably: I see you are on a regiment for treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. I would contact the doctor who prescribed the medication originally. They have examined your body and know your case. There can be side effects from taking HC suppositories long term. Make sure your symptoms are not related to an UC flare. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: suppository?

What is the definition or description of: suppository?

A waxy: Device impregnanted with a medication that is inserted in the anus, so that the medication will be absorbed from the rectal mucosa. These can be for consitpation, for anxiety, or for pain, when the oral route is not available. ...Read more

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Do glycerin suppositories expire?

Do glycerin suppositories expire?

Yes: Every medication has expiration date. The date is usually printed on the box and on the wrap of the product. ...Read more