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Is benzocaine safe for anal use?

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23 May 2011

Yes benzocaine is a topical anesthetic. It is available over the counter as a rectal ointment. It can be used safely to temporarily relieve pain, burning, and itching caused by hemorrhoids or other rectal conditions. Long term use is not recommended.

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