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Doctor insights on: Triamcinolone Cream Hemorrhoids

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...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 and Valium.

Take Triamcinolone cream for Hemorrhoids, and Doxycycline for UTI. Is it ok to smoke marijuana while taking these? Also Prozac 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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Been taking Triamcinolone Acetonide for Hemorrhoids , today was my last day to use. My anxiety and depression has been bad. Could the cream cause this?

Been taking Triamcinolone Acetonide for Hemorrhoids , today was my last day to use. My anxiety and depression has been bad. Could the cream cause this?

Not related: There is not enough absorption of the steroid from the cream to cause mental health symptoms. Please talk to your doctor about how you are feeling. ...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 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

Dr. Mark Harrast
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Triamcinolone (Definition)

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