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Care of hemorrhoids: Medical therapies for hemorrhoids: bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, water to achieve two soft bowel movements daily), sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals), and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). If the medical therapy fails to control hemorrhoids, then ask for surgical referral. ...Read more
Have been suffering with hemorrhoid pain for over 3days, i've tried just about everything and still haven't had any relief. The pain is terrible! help?
May be: A painful thrombosed external hemorrhoid. Go to an er for evaluation or call your doctor to get a referral to a surgeon for treatment with incision and drainage if needed. A thrombosed external hemorrhoid will also resolve on its own with warm bath soaks over about a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hemorrhoids: There are over the counter hemorrhoidal suppositories and creams and some even with pain medicines in them. Ask the pharmacist and they can tell you which ones they have. ...Read more
Try a few: I believe the best would be if you can get as round inflatable on open in the middle ( donut shape).Why don't u see a proctologist he can possibly relieve you from your problem once and for all and is not necessarily surgery. ...Read more
Limit straining: Symptoms of hemorrhoids occur from constipation, diarrhea, or general straining. Correct the cause and you will get better. May take 1-2 weeks however, and that's with sitz baths after bm, anusol-type cream or ointment, non-steroidal meds, push fluids and increase fiber in diet for constipation or take anti-diarrheal meds if appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Triamcinolone is stronger version of hydrocortisone which is steroid commonly used in over-the-counter hemorrhoid creams. But as Dr. Simpson said (https://goo.gl/8fvAPm), 1st make sure it's just a hemorrhoid and not something else. Also plan on eating more fiber, drinking more water & exercising regularly (all good advice anyway) to reduce constipation & need to push hard which aggravates 'rrhoids ...Read more
Is it possible to use Edge Cooling conditioner sensitive skin shave gel for relief of hemorrhoid relief?
Get diagnosed first: The short answer is no. The proper answer is see a doctor who can do an exam and correctly diagnose the problem first- such as a colorectal surgeon. Most patients with hemorrhoids get enough relief with nonoperative management, so surgery is reserved for those who don't respond. I always start with making sure folks have enough fiber and water in their daily diet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers