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Doctor insights on: Preparation H Medicated Wipes

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What is preparation h cream used for?

Nothing: Prep h has no documented benefit except as a lubricant. But if it helps, then you probably have minimal hemorrhoidal problems. ...Read more

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Can using preperation h suppositories change smell of poop?

Can using preperation h suppositories change smell of poop?

Stool odor: Yes. There are other suppositories that are relatively safe to use that your doctor can prescribe that don't have an associated odor. Otc try tucks (witch hazel) wipes, may help anal area without the smell. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while using Preparation H ointment for hemorrhoids?

Can I drink alcohol while using Preparation H ointment for hemorrhoids?

You may: Alcohol is not good for your health. The commonly touted benefit of alcohol is with 0.5 drink/day. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is generic witch hazel wipe with aloe as sensitive as tucks?

Is generic witch hazel wipe with aloe as sensitive as tucks?

Depends: Anything with witch hazel and alcohol should be avoided when used on one's bottom. Also avoid lanolin for adult use. ...Read more

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Can you use a suppository for Hemroids preparation H right after using Fleet Glycerin Suppositories for constipation ?

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Can you use a suppository for Hemroids preparation H right after using Fleet Glycerin Suppositories for constipation ?

Constipation: If you are requiring the use of suppositories for constipation, you should also be asking why are you conspitated. Something causing physical near obstruction, poor bowel motility, or poorly balanced nutrition and fiber intake? You should check these out first before you venture further in your present quest to deal with your constipation issue. ...Read more

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Can I use preparation h sapasotory and proctosol cream for external walls ?

Can I use preparation h
 sapasotory and proctosol cream for external walls ?

Yes: 35 year old gentleman with hemorrhoids and symptoms wants to use over the counter remedies. Of course, you can use these over the counter remedies. However, you should see your doctor for a full exam. Another thing to consider is to eat a diet high in vegetables and fiber, stay hydrated, and avoid straining. Hemorrhoids have several stages and you can get banding and other indicated treatments. ...Read more

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Itchy anus will prep h help?

Itchy anus will prep h help?

Posssibly: Hemorrhoids are one cause. Avoid excessive hygiene, coffee, tea, soda, citrus. ...Read more

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Does preparation h dry up pimples?

Does preparation h dry up pimples?

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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Can I use preparation h suppository while breast-feeding?

Can I use preparation h suppository while breast-feeding?

Probably safe: Caution advised, but this is considered "probably safe" during lactation according to drug references. ...Read more

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Does preparation h hemmorhoid cream help with under-eye dark circles?

Does preparation h hemmorhoid cream help with under-eye dark circles?

No : Should never use on or near eye non eye care products , so answer is no, . ...Read more

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Is it ok to use hemrroid medicated wipes for vaginal care?

Is it ok to use hemrroid medicated wipes for vaginal care?

Not necessarily: What type of "vaginal care" are you trying to do? Most hemorrhoid wipes have a mild anti-itch med in them. If you are having vaginal issues, it's best to see your obgyn for a check up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Anusol vs preparation h - which is better?

Neither is: Very helpful if you have significant hemorrhoidal issues although Anusol Hc with hydrocortisine as a cream is probably going to give more relief for minor irritations. ...Read more

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Hydrogen peroxide or witch hazel on cuts, which is better?

Hydrogen peroxide or witch hazel on cuts, which is better?

Cuts: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is not very good as an antiseptic. Cleaning injured skin w hydrogen peroxide may lead to tissue damage. Although hydrogen peroxide was often used in the past for wound care – that is not recommended. It may delay healing. Witch hazel is a plant extract which was used medicinally by American Indians. It has astringent & antioxidant qualities & may help to heal broken skin ...Read more

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Will preparation h affect an anal fissure?

Will preparation h affect an anal fissure?

Not likely: Most fissure will respond to stool softeners, sitz baths, and a prescription cream to allow the anal muscles to relax (nifedipine). Preparation h does not usually help. ...Read more

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15 weeks pregnant. Used lysol cleaning wipes to clean bathrooms. No gloves. Had room fan on, and no windows. Is this ok? Wipes also contain peroxide.

15 weeks pregnant. Used lysol cleaning wipes to clean bathrooms. No gloves. Had room fan on, and no windows. Is this ok? Wipes also contain peroxide.

Cleaning products: Lysol wipes are safe and peroxide used topically is safe as well, i'm not aware of any pregnancy warnings. The fan is helpful and if there are fumes, the window should be open. There are however lots of natural cleaning solutions that you can make yourself that would be safer. ...Read more