What Is Hemorrhoidal Ointment?

Q:
What is hemorrhoidal ointment?

A:
Hemorrhoidal ointment is used on the rectum to relieve itching, burning, irritation, and swelling caused by hemorrhoids.

However, here are some important things that you must keep in mind.

  • Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you have any conditions or if you are taking other medications.
  • Always ask a doctor before using hemorrhoidal ointment on a child.
  • Do not use the ointment for more than 7 days in a row.
  • Talk with your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse after treatment.

Finally, the most important is to use exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

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