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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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I have a hemorrhoid that is hurting bad. Is lidocaine creme not ok to put on it...I am in pain preparation h not working?

I have a hemorrhoid that is hurting bad. Is lidocaine creme not ok to put on it...I am in pain preparation h not working?

See a surgeon: If it isn't getting better with local measures, you likely need a minor local procedure to relieve a clot in the hemorrhoid. Sitz baths can help as well. ...Read more

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Why would a doctor prescribe a compound hemorrhoid cream and a lidocaine cream separately? Do you have to use them both together?

Why would a doctor prescribe a compound hemorrhoid cream and a lidocaine cream separately? Do you have to use them both together?

No: No they do not come together for a simple reason the lidocaine cream is to keep the area numb and pain free, and if gut mixed with any other cream it will loose that topical effect.
the other one for the actual hemorrhoids, and any inflammation associated with it.
use the lidocaine to kill the pain and use it first. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine ointment USP 5 used for?

What is lidocaine ointment USP 5 used for?

A variety of things: Lidocaine ointment can be used to numb the skin prior to superficial procedures or IV placement. It can also be used in skin hypersensitivity or complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read more

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Could I use lidocaine ointment b4 I get a tattoo for pain?

Avoid that: If the pain of a tattoo makes you want an anesthetic perhaps you should realize that you are going to cause pain to your self. Appeal to your own common sense and consider avoiding increased exposure to hepatitis. Number one cause of hepatitis and liver transplants come from tattoos. It is a form of self mutilation and you may want to reconsider. ...Read more

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Can I use lidocaine ointment for a boil?

Can I use lidocaine ointment for a boil?

Yes but not helpful: Yes you can use this for some temporary pain relief but it would not treat the problem. Most likely the lesion needs to be drained and may also require antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can I take over-the-counter pain relievers if I'm using lidocaine ointment 5%?

Can I take over-the-counter pain relievers if I'm using lidocaine ointment 5%?

Yes: Other the counter pain relievers (i.e. Advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleve, aspirin) are different classes of medications to local anesthetics (e.G lidocaine, benzocaine). So there will not be a reaction or overdose. I would however avoid any throat sprays that contain Benzocaine or cetacaine. Although the probability of a local anesthetic overdose is very small, why take the risk. ...Read more

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Can I while using lidocaine ointment take over-the-counter pain relievers without out causing more problems?

Can I while using lidocaine ointment take over-the-counter pain relievers without out causing more problems?

Lidocaine ointment: As long as you apply the ointment as prescribed and avoid other medications that contain similar types (caines) of local anesthetics it would be difficult to reach toxic blood levels of lidocaine. We often use a multimodal approach to pain control in order to maximize results and minimize side effects. Adding oral, non local anesthetic pain medications will help accomplish this. ...Read more

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Please help docs! Where could I find lidocaine ointment?

Pharmacy: Lidocaine gel can be found in pharmacies as over the counter, but in low doses. When you go to a pharmacy, please ask the pharmacist. ...Read more

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Does lidocaine ointment 5 percent ease penis glans pain?

Does lidocaine ointment 5 percent ease penis glans pain?

Maybe: But it is not a treatment for balanitis. The difinitive cure is circumcision, which is much easier than many people assume. Medical management recognizes the cause as urine fermenting under the foreskin. It clears when the man blots urine away from the penis after passing urine, gently washes it daily, and uses CASTELLENI'S solution. ...Read more

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Hi I had pain in my knee. I used 2%lidocaine ointment to relieve pain but it aggravated. Why?

Below: The only way to answer your question is to find the etiology of the pain.
This is impossible without an exam

If the pain continues, see your DR ...Read more

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Burning face pain - bilateral. No diagnosis. Taking gabapentin. Doesn't always work. Can I use lidocaine ointment USP 5% on my face? Thank you.

Diagnosis!: “diagnosis” is defined as identifying the nature or cause of something. Without a diagnosis, its just a guessing game. You can use Lidocaine patch 5%; applying the prescribed number of patches, usually only once a day for up to 12 hours or as directed by your treated doctor.
Rec see pain management or orofacial pain specialist for diagnosis and medication adjustment. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine topical cream strong?

Lidocaine: The question is loaded. Do you mean is it strong enough for analgesia or do you mean is it too strong for allie? ...Read more

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Have fissure and Tight Anus after applying Hydrocortisone and lidocaine Topical, I get incontinence, mucus discharge from anus, hemorrhoids, TREATMENT?

Have fissure and Tight Anus after applying Hydrocortisone and lidocaine Topical, I get incontinence, mucus discharge from anus, hemorrhoids, TREATMENT?

A proctologist: Is whom you need to see, you may need more than just topical therapy, a good exam by an experienced surgeon / proctologist is your best option, good luck ...Read more

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I am 28 weeks pregnant. Is tribenosid 400mg, lidocain 40 mg suppositories safe for treatment of haemorrhoids?

I am 28 weeks pregnant. Is tribenosid 400mg, lidocain 40 mg suppositories safe for treatment of haemorrhoids?

Ask your OB/GYN Dr.: All medications should be approved by your ob/gyn doctor when you are pregnant. These are the specialists that will know interactions with other drugs you may be taking as well. Even over the counter medications should be discussed with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Please let me know any cream/ointment contains lidocaine/xylocaine?

Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine): Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) topical cream: Lidocaine and prilocaine. It is used on normal skin to prevent pain before certain procedures such as inserting a needle, skin grafts, or skin laser surgery.
In dentistry intraorally is used off label. ...Read more

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Can lidocaine cream or ointment help back pain?

Patch is better: Lidocaine cream or ointment is most effective on small cuts or mucous membranes, as it isn't absorbed well through the skin. A better option for back pain is the Lidoderm patch 5%, which is designed for continuous absorption through the skin to provide relief of back pain. This is available by prescription only; see your physician. Exercise and physical therapy may help too. ...Read more

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Can lidocaine cream or ointment help with back pain?

Yes, Lido 20% patch: It's used to relief moderate muscle and/or joint pain. Ask your health care provider if Lidocaine 20% patch won't interact with other medicines that you take. ...Read more

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What are the differences between topical lidocaine 1% cream or gel and topical dibucaine 1% ointment?

Different topical: The only difference that dibucaine is a carboxamide and Lidocaine is an acetamide. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between topical lidocaine 1%cream or gel and topical dibucaine 1% ointment?

Amides: Both Lidocaine and dibucaine bong to the same family of local anesthetics and both can be effective as a topical anesthetic but only Lidocaine can be given by intranous route as dibuvacaine is is most potent and toxic of the local anesthetics. ...Read more

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Hi there does lidocaine 5 % ointment treat itching or discomfort or pain to penis glans & foreskin?

Hi there does lidocaine 5 % ointment treat itching or discomfort or pain to penis glans & foreskin?

Here are some...: Lidocaine ointment gives temporary local numbing effect. The itch on glans penis usually results from foreskin-related inflammation, or lichen atrophicus, or psoriasis. So, have urologist take a look so to define a best possible Dx for most reasonable Rx, care, and counseling... How to get the health-related issues solved correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I have piles I'm using ointment magnesium sulphate, lidocaine hydrochloride gel ip xynova, nitroglycerin ointment nitrogesic, anal fissure.

I have piles I'm using ointment magnesium sulphate, lidocaine hydrochloride gel ip xynova, nitroglycerin ointment nitrogesic, anal fissure.

Anal fissures: Anal fissures are a tear, that scars and reopens with the passage of stool. They are often associated with hemorrhoids and difficult to heal. Local medications and control of constipation help. Okay to check in with your doc. If your constipation is under control, you may benefit from a surgical consult and procedure. Be well. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids pain? I have pretty bad hemorrhoids to the point were I can't sit or sleep doc gave me some ointment. Still hurts any tips or advice?

Could be: At times very painful. Control of constipation use of strong hemorrhoidal topicals especially those with steroids and strong pain med. Failurr of conservative treatment is an indication for surgery ...Read more

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My anus seems to be easily irritated after treating myself (ointments, washing) for an external hemorrhoid several months ago. What can I do?

My anus seems to be easily irritated after treating myself (ointments, washing) for an external hemorrhoid several months ago. What can I do?

Avoid scrubbing: After each bm clean yourself with soft bathroom paper using a lubricating lotion such as aveeno (oatmeal). Clean inside the anus. Whenever you have an urge, use the nearest toilet as soon as you can. After a fart or whenever it feels itchy or irritated, clean with soft paper & moisturizer, clean inside the anus. ...Read more

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Can you use clobetasol ointment on hemorrhoids?

Can you use clobetasol ointment on hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids: You could but it is a very potent steroid and it could be absorbed into your body more readily when put in the rectal area. Most of the steroids used in hemorrhoid preparations are weaker medications. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

Accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more