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Side Effects Of Hydrocortisone Acetate Suppositories
Is it okay to use hydrocortisone acetate suppositories to relieve rectal pains during colonoscopy prep (while on liquid or fasting)?
Rectal discomfort: During the prep is from the frequent loose stools and wiping too much. Soaking your bottom in warm water and applying over the counter ointments such as calmoseptine may help. The hemorrhoids can also get enlarged from such and can cause rectal discomfort on the inside. Hydrocortisone supp may help in that case. ...Read more
Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more
Diagnosed with blood and a fissure. I take hydrocortisone acetate suppositories and colace (docusate sodium). How long will this last?
Depends: This could take several weeks to heal. One thing is to see a surgeon to get evaluated to see what caused the fissure. But the first line is to keep the stools soft. ...Read more
Can i use hydrocortisone acetate 1.0% cream or dettol antiseptic cream on the side of my vulva (labia?) for itch and slight redness/swell/pain? virgin
Yes : But in small amounts, if no improvement, you need to see your doctor, best wishes ...Read more
Hydrocortisone/ Acne: Hydrocortisone is a steroid cream that can be used to decrease inflammation from a number of different causes. In general, it is not a first choice acne treatment. For deep cystic acne, steroids can be injected by a physician to help reduce inflammation. However, with daily use, Hydrocortisone can lead to thinning of the skin and redness. Benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid are better choices. ...Read more
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