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Can hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut?

Can hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut?

No: Hemorrhoidal ointment is used to relieve the symptoms caused by the hemorrhoid. If medication is to be applied to a cut one utilizes an antibiotic ointment to prevent infection from developing or if healing has started then A&D ointment to help the haling process ...Read more

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Hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut, what to do?

Hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut, what to do?

Not a good choice.: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris w tweezers. If material remains in wound – seek medical care. Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years, don't know ...Read more

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What amount is a hemorrhoidal cauterizing procedure cost?

What amount is a hemorrhoidal cauterizing procedure cost?

Cost of any: Surgical procedure will vary from location to location, facilty where done and the doctor performing the procedure. I do not know what you mean about hemorrhoid cauterization and do not recommend letting anyone do this to you. See a specialist such as a colon and rectal surgeon before taking dangerous risks on an inadequate and potentially dangerous procedure done by unqualified person ...Read more

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Can coughing from a virus trigger a hemorrhoidal flare-up?

Can coughing from a virus trigger a hemorrhoidal flare-up?

Highly unlikely: Although coughing may increase intraabdominal pressure and possibly, but rarely, increase hemorrhoidal pressure. This would be quite unusual.

And there are so many patients with cough who never complain about hemorrhoid worsening. ...Read more

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Do you recommend doing Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization?

Do you recommend doing Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization?

Yes, but: Thia proceduo is indicated only for prolapse. Internal hemorrhoid. And have been used for Prilosec rectum. Not indicated for any external hemorrhoid. The problem is that there is already a lot of less invasive procedure for in thermal hemorrhoid. The bottom line that when it is indicated, it is an excellent procedure. ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how much is a hemorrhoidal cauterizing procedure?

Can somebody tell me how much is a hemorrhoidal cauterizing procedure?

Difficult to say: The answer to this question depends on a lot of factors, two easy ones would be:
1. Where is it being done (office/SurgiCenter)?
2. What kind of anesthesia is being used (local/sedation/general)?

If you want to know, the best way to find out is to speak to the doctor's office about how much the procedure will actually cost you. The office would have your insurance information and they'd help. ...Read more

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I have hemorrhoidal bumps for a long time. I tried all the creams and it doesn't seem to work. What should I do?

I have hemorrhoidal bumps for a long time. I tried all the creams and it doesn't seem to work. What should I do?

Possibilities...: Consider anal fissure, hemorrhoid (s), proctitis (inflamed rectum), anal abscess or fistula, juvenile retention polyp, trauma to the anal canal, skin changes around the anus (benign or malignant), condylomata. The only way to find out, and to start appropriate treatment, is to get examined. See your doctor please for confirmation of diagnosis first, especially since empiric therapy hasn't worked. ...Read more

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If I get hemorrhoidal cream in the rectum what can happen?

If I get hemorrhoidal cream in the rectum what can happen?

Maybe feel better or: Maybe feel better or feel the same. Hemorrhoids can be internal or external, or a person can have both. That's why there are hemorrhoidal treatments in both the suppository and the ointment forms. A primary care doctor, general surgeon, colo-rectal surgeon, or proctologist can help treat or remove hemorrhoids if symptoms are more than just mild. ...Read more

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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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Will doxycycline treat hemorrhoidal infection?

Will doxycycline treat hemorrhoidal infection?

Proctitis?: Hemorrhoids don't generally get infected. Maybe rectal inflammation/infection (proctitis)? If so, or if you have an anal fissure, doxycycline might help. If under a doctor's care, follow his or her advice. If not, see a doctor now. If your anus has been sexually exposed, get tested for STD; doxycycline is the treatment of choice for rectal chlamydia. ...Read more

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I've had, what I believe is an anal fissure for a couple months now, I just recently started treating it. Does hemorrhoidal cream help heal it?

I've had, what I believe is an anal fissure for a couple months now, I just recently started treating it. Does hemorrhoidal cream help heal it?

Anal fissures: Any nonirritating barrier cream that will protect the open skin while is is healing should hasten the process. Using stool softeners or increasing fluid intake with high fiber foods will also decrease chances of recurrent trauma, another key to rapid healing. ...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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Is there a relationship, per studies, with regard to taking aspirin and hemorrhoidal. Bleeding?

Is there a relationship, per studies, with regard to taking aspirin and hemorrhoidal. Bleeding?

Definitely yes.: Aspirin, or any other blood thinner, can make hemorrhoids bleed. Many studies demonstrating this fact can be found at pubmed. ...Read more

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I had a terrible itch on my labia majora, can I treat that itch with hemorrhoidal cooling cream?

I had a terrible itch on my labia majora, can I treat that itch with hemorrhoidal cooling cream?

Groin itch: I would recommend you get examined for a diagnosis so a treatment plan can be done ...Read more

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Is it safe to use varinol varicose veins cream to remove hemorrhoidal growths?!

Is it safe to use varinol varicose veins cream to remove hemorrhoidal growths?!

You can't remove: Hemorrhoids with that cream or any other, tucks (witch hazel) pads will alleviate symptoms then see your doctor ...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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Hello, I had an a classical hemmorhoidal excision op on 19.11.13 (external).How long it takes till it´s completlely healed? Still have something there..

Hello, I had an a classical hemmorhoidal excision op on 19.11.13 (external).How long it takes till it´s completlely healed? Still have something there..

Healing: After hemorrhoid surgery can take many weeks. Each person heals differently. Sometimes there can be loose skin or a skin tag at the surgical site that may resolve slowly or need minor surgery to remove. See the surgeon for an exam to be sure you are healing properly. ...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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Can the ingredient phenylephrine that's found in hemmorhoidal creme be effective against scabies?

Can the ingredient phenylephrine that's found in hemmorhoidal creme be effective against scabies?

Scabies: No. Phenlyephrine is used for its vasoconstrictor properties to decrease inflammation. You will need a scabicide to get rid of scabies. See your dermatologist if you don't know for sure what you have. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more