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Does using hc 2.5 % cream thin the skin of hemorrhoids, allowing them to pop and get infected? Will neosporin help heal it if applied inside/around?

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Dr. Michael Moffa
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: No

Topical steroids used long term can thin the skin around the anus but won't damage the hemorrhoid.
Actually i never use these creams because they don't really do anything that time and avoidance of constipation with fiber doesn't do better.

In brief: No

Topical steroids used long term can thin the skin around the anus but won't damage the hemorrhoid.
Actually i never use these creams because they don't really do anything that time and avoidance of constipation with fiber doesn't do better.
Dr. Michael Moffa
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