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A doc subscribed kenalog cream for a week for anal dermatitis, feels much better now, is there anything I can use to keep it from flaring up again?

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In brief: Hyiegene

The area needs to be clean all the time Wash the area if possible after passing a bowel motion with water and dry it well You can use some zinc cream to keep the skin protected and healthy There is no guarantee that it won't flare up again but that is one way to avoid it from coming back

In brief: Hyiegene

The area needs to be clean all the time Wash the area if possible after passing a bowel motion with water and dry it well You can use some zinc cream to keep the skin protected and healthy There is no guarantee that it won't flare up again but that is one way to avoid it from coming back
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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In brief: Yes

For a start, generic triamcinolone is the same thing at lower cost.
This is too potent for long-term use. Usually anal itch is due to fecal soiling. Get a moisturizer such as Eucerin or Aveeno.. Whenever you feel wet or itchy or irritated in this area, apply a little lotion on some bathroom paper or kleenex. Use a finger behind the paper to guide it to the anal area. Clean off this area including

In brief: Yes

For a start, generic triamcinolone is the same thing at lower cost.
This is too potent for long-term use. Usually anal itch is due to fecal soiling. Get a moisturizer such as Eucerin or Aveeno.. Whenever you feel wet or itchy or irritated in this area, apply a little lotion on some bathroom paper or kleenex. Use a finger behind the paper to guide it to the anal area. Clean off this area including
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