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Accidental use of Fucidi H cream internally to treat piles. Is there any danger?

Good day Doctor, I have been using Fucidi H cream to treat piles/ hamaroids. After 1 week I realised it wasn t helping so did some reading up. I ve just realised I ve been using the wrong cream & this is for external use only. Besides getting the right cream, is there any side effects I should be concerened about after using this cream internally for a week?
Asked On : Mon, 25 Jun 2012
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Thanks for query,
Nothing to worry,Applying any cream on the piles is called external use.
It is better not to use steroid cream as Fucidin H cream contains steroid.
You can use simple Fucidin cream.
But only antibiotic cream may not be effective if there is infected piles.
It is better to consult surgeon and find out the degrees of piles.If piles are of 3rd or 4th degree,then you have to go for surgery.
Avoid constipation.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 25 Jun 2012
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