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what is the prescribed cream?
you should be using a steroid cream like 1 or 2% hydrocortisone cream twice a day on the hemorrhoid
this hemorrhoid is on or next to your anus, correct? why did they give you a shampoo for your head for a hemorrhoid problem?
you need to soften your stools? constipation and hard stools and straining with bowel movements can worsen hemorrhoid inflammation.
stool softeners like colace (docusate sodium), laxatives, eating prunes, can help soften your stools and make passing bowel movements easier.
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it sounds like they gave you two antifungal treatments.
your doctors must think you have a fungal infection down there.
you should use those antifungal and steroid creams Daktacort and steroid shampoo in the area
and also keep your groin and privates area as dry as possible
fungus like to grow in dark, warm, moist environments.
during the day, use baby powder or antifungal powder to keep the area as dry as possible
if you still have a swollen hemorrhoid vein next to your anus, use 1% hydrocortisone steroid cream on it twice a day to help shrink the hemorrhoid
and soften your stool so you are not constipated.
do you have any other questions?
fungal skin infections can take 4-6 weeks sometimes to clear up.
this can depend on the person.
keeping the area dry can help speed things along faster.
use antifungal powder on the area 4 times a day. Nystatin powder can help also to kill fungus in that area
ask your doctors for pain medications and lidocaine creams as well which can help numb up the skin and decrease pain.