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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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


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Take Triamcinolone cream for Hemorrhoids, and Doxycycline for UTI. Is it ok to smoke marijuana while taking these? Also Prozac (fluoxetine) and Valium.

Take Triamcinolone cream for Hemorrhoids, and Doxycycline for UTI. Is it ok to smoke marijuana while taking these? Also Prozac (fluoxetine) and Valium.

Bigger problems?: Sound like you have more pressing issues than hemorrhoids. A male with UTI's is concerning. I would contact a Urologist. Also sounds like you might need some help with substance abuse. Not condemning you just a thought. ...Read more

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can I use triamcinolone inside my anus for hemorrhoid relief ?

 can I use triamcinolone inside my anus for hemorrhoid relief ?

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

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Will triamcinolone acetonide ointment treat hemorrhoids?

Will triamcinolone acetonide ointment treat hemorrhoids?

They can soothe: Steroid containing suppositories, creams and foam can relieve the pain and itching with hemorrhoids but do not treat the hemorrhoids themselves or their cause. Hemorrhoids are the result of too much pressure being generated in the anorectum, the result of lack of dietary fiber.In addition to the triamcinolone, try taking metamucil or an equivalent product. ...Read more

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Is triamcinolone cream non prescrption?

Is triamcinolone cream non prescrption?

Not yet: This is a strong topical steroid cream which is currently only available by prescription (except in other countries). If you need a steroid cream, start with over the counter cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream and hopefully that will do the job (and is much cheaper). Otherwise you will need to get an rx from your medical doctor. ...Read more

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Applying triamcinolone cream under arms? And can I still wear deoterent?

Applying triamcinolone cream under arms? And can I still wear deoterent?

Yes : Two issues though : 1. Use the triamcinolone sparingly and not for a prolonged period of time as it could cause thinning. 2. The deodorant can itself can be irritating and aggravate the apparent dermatitis that is being treated. ...Read more

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How long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort (triamcinolone) cream?

How long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort (triamcinolone) cream?

Treats symptom: Aristocort (triamcinolone) is a corticosteroid that decrease the inflammation due to the eczematous process. In essence it relieves the symptoms, but it does not cure the eczema. This process can be from as little as one day to as many as 5 days. ...Read more

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What is triamcinolone acetonide cream used for?

What is triamcinolone acetonide cream used for?

Topical steroid: This medication is a topical steroid, these are used for inflammatory rashes of the skin. They reduce inflammation and itch. For example psoriasis, or eczema. ...Read more

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(I was prescribed Triamcinolone cream) How exactly do I apply it to my foreskin(before or after stretching)?

(I was prescribed Triamcinolone cream) How exactly  do I apply it to my foreskin(before or after stretching)?

Here are some...: Apply topical steroid (triamcinolone) cream thinly/lightly onto whole redundant part of foreskin, inside and outside, after cleansing and drying 1-2 times daily, and see if getting better in 3-5 days - of course, always making sure to pull down foreskin to prevent paraphimosis. If not getting better, circumcision may be required. To do these correctly, to http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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I have plaque psoriasis. Will desoximetasone and triamcinolone creams work the same?

I have plaque psoriasis. Will  desoximetasone and triamcinolone creams work the same?

Maybe: They are both steroids, so in theory they work the same, but it depends on the specific strength of the creams as both of these come in different strengths that can range from a mild, medium, or high potency cream. ...Read more

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Doc perscribed triamcinolone cream 0.1% for up to one Month. Contact dermatitis all over body. Is it safe to use that much for that long?

Doc perscribed triamcinolone cream 0.1% for up to one Month. Contact dermatitis all over body. Is it safe to use that much for that long?

Possibly safe but...: If you need to cover the entire body with this cream, you may as well be put on oral prednisone. You should consult a dermatologist however to find out what is causing the problem since this may cause systemic effects , just like systemic cortisone, when used for long. Avoid using it on the face whenever possible. ...Read more

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I have the following medicines:triamcinolone 0.1 % cream, clobetasol 0.05 % ointment, and tacrolimus 0.1 % ointment. Which can I apply to my nipples?

Depends: If the problem is an itchy rash , then a low-potency cortisone such as Hydrocortisone may be helpful. Triamciolone may also be tried as long as you don't use it for more than a week. Clobetasol is likely too strong. Tacrolimus can be used as maintenance - more to prevent recurrence than as a treatment. Consider seeing a dermatologist to find out what may be causing the problem. ...Read more

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Is triamcinolone acetonide cream for wrinkles?

Is triamcinolone acetonide cream for wrinkles?

No: It's a steroid cream - and long terms use could actually result in skin thinning. It doesn't help wrinkles, either. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding and using triamcinolone acetonide cream?

Breastfeeding and using triamcinolone acetonide cream?

Ok: Very little systemic absorption from topical steroids so little chance of passage to child through breastmilk. However this is not true if the steroid cream is applied to your nipples, then the baby can ingest it. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Harrast
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Triamcinolone (Definition)

Much more potent than hydrocortisone, but much ...Read more