There are a variety of recommended remedies for Pruritus Ani, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and other health issues that result in chronic and severe rectal itching... but what is the best treatment to relieve these symptoms? I've struggled with an insanely itchy anus for over 7 years now... 2 doctors and dozens of creams, ointments, powders, and prescriptions later and I was still incredibly desperate for a true Pruritus Ani CURE!! However, 5 months ago I was researching alternative methods to stop the itching and came across this ointment called PRANICURE... Has anyone heard of this? Looked sketchy at first because you can only get it online but rolled the dice and tried it... UNBELIEVABLE!! I can sleep at night, I'm comfortable throughout the day at work, and don't have to scratch. Pranicure is seriously the only thing that works for me, I just apply it as needed and probably use it a couple of times per week. Such a dramatic change... has anyone else tried this for Pruritus Ani or hemorrhoids? Would love to get your thoughts on it...
23 Jul 2013
Wipe gently each time with toilette paper soaked in water. JUST WATER.
Or you can take a shower after pooping
As for an ointment go to Walgreens and ask the pharmacist if not on shelves for an ointment called CALMOSEPTINE. By a box of latex disposable gloves and after each bowel movement once cleaned apply a small dot sized amount to the anus. If you exercise or live in a humid climate make sure to change your underwear so its dry as much as possible.
BUT THE ONLY THING THAT WILL STOP THE PROBLEM IS EATING FRESH FRUITS, VEG, COOKED MEALS. RED MEAT ONLY ONCE OR TWICE A WEEK. VEGETARIAN DIET WILL SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM THE BEST... Or if you cant give up the soda, sugar, and fast food then take a regular fiber supplement Of course then you might have to worry about blood pressure & diabetes & arthritis later on.
Tucks & hemorrhoid creams overtime will cause dryness and irritation ( thats how you sell a product and make profit!)
It sounds funny and its not something you can talk about casually but I know its a freaking hellish thing. The more it gets irritated and inflamed the more the rash spreads & inflames. I went to a butt doctor because I thought I had cancer or something. I laughed like crazy when he told me what I had.
Basically hard stool and bowel movements and wet wipes or hard wiping , creams , etc cause inflammation & heat and thus the problem. Loosen the stool and it will disappear with easy bowel movements.
You will thank your stars for Calmoseptine. Don't forget just gentle pats or wipes with water. Who knew the french had it figured out with water squirting toilettes. Lol
1 Feb 2015
Pranicure is VERY expensive. $50.00 for a small jar that is 4 or 6 oz. It did not work for me. Calmoseptine was $12.00 for a 4 oz. tube right @ Walgreens. The main ingedients are menthol & zinc oxide. It is working much better for me than Pranicure, & SO much cheaper.
10 Aug 2015
I bought Pranicure after reading this thread last week…can't tell you how grateful I am for the suggestion! I've only been using Pranicure ointment for a few days, but the relief was immediate and I feel like I'm on my way to getting rid of pruritus ani for good! Thanks a ton you guys!!
21 Sep 2015
Break the cycle! I suffered for many years. Tried everything OTC... Pranicure, EUMAID, Recticare, Sids baths, etc. only minor symptomatic help. Saw both colorectal surgeon & dermatologist, anti-fungal were useless. Vytone cream (topical steroid w/aloe) has a little bit of effect for a few days but ultimately failed. Went to a different Dermatologist who prescribed something stronger than Vytone called Mometasone Furoate Cream. Said to use it only for 2 weeks and report because it is stronger but he thought it would be OK to use it temporarily . IT WORKED AFTER 2 DAYS. I have not had a problem since. Still have almost the entire tube left. THREE APPLICATIONS AND IT"S OVER AFTER 3+ YEARS OF SUFFERING EVERY DAY AND NIGHT. Quit messing around with anything else and fine a dermatologist who will prescribe this cream.
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