I tried Vicks on an irritated butt....hoooooooooooooly doodle! It was mighty cooler after that, but kind of a burning cool..won't use it for that any more...lol!
Sherry...you could enqurire regarding having it banded or saline solution injected into to shrink it.
You could try Anusol, and if you have any proctofoam that could help.
Poor you...that's a pain that could hurt more than UC sometimes.
*Heather* Status..Asacol (3 x2 daily); flaring /Dec 22, tapered to every 3rd nite
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(Natural Factors Protec, Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls, Natural Factors Ultimate). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed; started Omega 3
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!