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Can salicylic acid cream can be used in piles?/hemeroids? and what is the percentage?

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Rajive Goel 21 Oct 2010

Salicylic acid cream is indicated in treating acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Salicylic Acid Cream is a topical salicylate. It works by causing the skin to swell, soften, and then slough or peel in areas where it is applied.

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For piles & or hemeroids would recommend to seek medical advice, please, take care.

suzanne66 21 Oct 2010

No. You should not use salicylic acid cream.
Hemorrhoids / piles are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus. Over-the-counter corticosteroid creams can reduce pain and swelling. Hemorrhoid creams with lidocaine can reduce pain. Witch hazel (applied with cotton swabs) can reduce itching. Talk to your pharmacist for advice.

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