Cleansing Wipes for some relief - Rectogesic

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*Phoebe*
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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 6/9/2009 10:59 PM (GMT -7)   

Hey guys – in no way am I pimping out a product for any personal gain – but I’ve noticed a lot of people have problems using toilet paper (as do I). I now have a peri-anal abscess/fistula and fissure, and find these wipes called Rectogesic to be a god send. They are so much thicker, softer and gentler than baby wipes. I was using Huggies and the best baby wipes I could find until I found these rectogesic wipes. They really sooth and calm the area when you wipe. I looked online and they seem to have a powder and cream too. I noticed its an Australian site so I hope you can get it in the U.S too.

 

I only wish I’d known about them when I first was diagnosed so I didn’t use TP for years on end!

 

For those of you having problems with tears or a ‘sore butt’ you might want to give them a go! I’ve only tried the wipes, not sure about the powders and what they’d be used for – but honestly, it provides relief when relief is so desperately needed!

 

Has anyone else come across them or used them before?

 

PS86

 


joejoe98
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Date Joined Jun 2010
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   Posted 6/10/2010 1:35 PM (GMT -7)   
I've heard of these wipes. Are you experiencing any of the usual Rectogesic side-effects when using the wipes?

I am currently trying the Rectogesic cream. Here is some background on what I have experienced so far:

I am in the USA. I obtained Rectogesic over the internet in 2% formulation at acost of $32 +$7.50 S&H for a 30gram tube. I am not covered by medical insurance and I have a very serious case of bleeding and painful multiple hemorrhoids. I have previously used commercial hemorrhoidal cream and a topical steroid cream in an attempt to reduce the discomfort of this problem.

I have done 3 applications of Rectogesic to-date over two days so far.

My anus has loosened up somewhat and pain is greatly reduced.

Side effects include pressure on left side of my head, dizziness/light-headedness and even a bit of nauseousness. The affects are strongly evident for about two hours after application, declining in degree over time. I am not liking these effects!

I have also noticed a progressive loosening of my stool. The last movement today was completely loose, like diarrhea. This is not good as diarrhea residue is difficult to clean. I have taken to the using my shower head as a sort of bidet device after a stool movement, but this wouldn't work if I were out of the house.

With these side-effects, I can't see the cream as a long-term solution for this problem for me.

Post Edited (joejoe98) : 6/10/2010 2:38:56 PM (GMT-6)

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