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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

Suppository (Definition)

A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (urethral suppository), where it dissolves or melts. They are used to deliver both systemically-acting and locally-acting medications. The alternative term for delivery of medicine via such ...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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Is it ok to.Masturbate when under vaginal suppository medication?

Is it ok to.Masturbate when under vaginal suppository medication?

Yes: This should have no impact on absorption of the medicine form your vaginal suppository. ...Read more

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Progestrone suppositories tend to leak out do you think I am getting the proper medication dose ? Confused

Progesterone: Sometimes it's a good idea to use the Progesterone suppositories at bedtime but take natural Progesterone by mouth during the day. This cuts down on loss of medication and underdosing from the leaking of the suppositories. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrocortisone rectal suppositories for piles while taking gabapentin, or are there any drug interactions?

Can I use hydrocortisone rectal suppositories for piles while taking gabapentin, or are there any drug interactions?

Should be fine: The topical nature of the suppositories should keep your blood levels of steroid to a bare minimum if any gets absorbed. No interaction to be concerned about. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: suppository?

What is the definition or description of: suppository?

See below: A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (urethral suppository), where it dissolves or melts. They are used to deliver both systemically-acting and locally-acting medications. The alternative term for delivery of medicine via such routes is pharmaceutical pessary. ...Read more

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Can I insert a suppository mysefl?

Sure: Just make sure you insert just inside the rectum and not far inside. ...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

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Valium 10 mg suppository side effects?

Valium 10 mg suppository side effects?

Sedation: Sedation and a drunk like feeling. Possible sleepiness and lack of coordination as well as the discomfort of the insertion itself which should be mild. ...Read more

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How effective are glycerin suppositories?

Good: They could be quite effective. But if constipation continues please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a glycerin suppository?

None: It's an inert substance that makes your stools come out. However, if you use it in excess, like anything else in life, you will develop problems. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hemorrhoid suppositories?

Can you tell me about hemorrhoid suppositories?

Lubricate&soothe: Prescription and otc suppositories soothe burning from swollen internal hemorrhoids, reducing inflammation and are sometimes combined with pain relieving compounds too. They don't work for outside hemorrhoids/piles, and should be used sparingly and for a short term only.Persistent pain (>7 days) should be evaluated by your physician as it may indicate a more serious problem here. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how glycerin suppositories work?

Hyperosmotic laxativ: It works by drawing water into the intestines. The effect is to cause a bowel movement usually within 15 to 60 minutes. ...Read more

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How much fluid is in an infant liquid suppository?

How much fluid is in an infant liquid suppository?

About 2 and 1/4 oz: However, it is usually best not to use these on children less than 2 years of age unless directed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can happen if you eat a glycerin suppository?

Probably nothing: No active medicinal ingredient in glycerin suppositories as they act as a lubricant. Glycerin is generally not harmful if ingested- but that is not recommended. ...Read more

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Which brand of suppositories cause the most cramps?

Stimulating ones: Some suppositories soothe inflammation, some lubricate, some stimulate. Dulcolax is a common stimulating laxative suppository which commonly causes cramps by irritating the rectal lining to stimulate a bm, but others may do this too. Check with your pharmacist or doc if needed. ...Read more

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Can I use a baby suppository for my own constipation?

Can I use a baby suppository for my own constipation?

Yes: In treating constipation, it is always better to start with the mildest treatment first and if there is no or little response then get more aggressive. ...Read more

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How do I give my child a rectal suppository for fever?

How do I give my child a rectal suppository for fever?

Rectally: Soothe them, tell them what you are going to do, and very gently place the suppository on the anus and exert slight persistent pressure and it should slip in. ...Read more

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Glycerin suppositories doesn't work. What do I do now?

Glycerin vs enema: If you are experiencing acute constipation or fecal impaction, home glycerin suppository is a good first step. You may also consider a fleets enema or a mineral oil enema as second line. If these are not working, a visit to your md or an er may be necessary for further management. General recommendation is to focus on prevention by plenty of fluids and high-fiber diet on a day to day basis. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use expired suppositories for constipation?

Is it ok to use expired suppositories for constipation?

Probably safe: If they are simple otc , have been stored correctly and are not antiques you should be fine. If they are a special prescription formula, have been exposed to bad environments and are rancid, moldy, dried out, etc.... Skip it and buy some. Americans are more picky than folk from other countries - expired goods are all some can get in some places. Use common sense and i hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What should I do if a glycerin suppository does not work?

What should I do if a glycerin suppository does not work?

Depends: If one is constipated, use a clear liquid diet for 24hrs, then orally administer mag citrate or go-lytely. If one has an acute diverticulitis, then antibiotics are needed, and a low residue diet should initially be followed. ...Read more

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Can I try suppositories to relieve my baby's constipation?

Can I try suppositories to relieve my baby's constipation?

1st Dietary Measures: Dr mcgraw's answer is true. But if constipated, meaning discomfort with defecation, then more dietary fiber such as prunes or vegies. Also consider if there is anything being eaten that binds the baby. For example , milk/dairy is common cause of constipation in children. Suppositoties are more a last resort in my opinion. ...Read more

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What does it feel like when u have a glycerin suppository?

Doesn't: Feel like anything. Glycerine will melt and soak into stool in rectum and make it easier to pass. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of Dulcolax 10mg suppository last?

Not Long: It works within few minutes with the stools if it works as it is supposed to.Or it gets pushed out.It does not get absorped or stay in rectum for long ...Read more

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After an hour of glycerin suppository, would I have relief?

Yes.: Suppositories usually work pretty quickly. However sometimes they need to be repeated the following day. Before you use such measures you should definitely check with your doctor to make sure this is what you should be doing. ...Read more

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What does it feel like when you have a glycerin suppository?

What does it feel like when you have a glycerin suppository?

Doesn't: Feel like anything. Glycerine will melt and soak into stool in rectum and make it easier to pass. ...Read more