Topical anal preparations

John Cartmill*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Conditions of the anal canal and surrounding skin are a common cause of complaint. Topical anal preparations are readily available, easy to apply and often work well. There are pitfalls for the general practitioner to be aware of, as not all symptoms are due to 'my haemorrhoids, Doctor'.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-121
Number of pages2
JournalAustralian Prescriber
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Fissure in ano
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Pruritus ani


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