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I got external hemorrhoids removed yesterday. Now that is itchy. Can I use hydrocortisone cream there?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

very common to have itching and ok to use topical Hydrocort cream. Just be sure to apply GENTLY.
Hope this helps. Best of luck with this issue and thanks for using Healthtap. Dr R

In brief: Yes

very common to have itching and ok to use topical Hydrocort cream. Just be sure to apply GENTLY.
Hope this helps. Best of luck with this issue and thanks for using Healthtap. Dr R
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