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how to prevent hemorrhoids during labor

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Always possible: External hemorrhoids of pregnancy can heal once delivery occurs if they are not actively bleeding or infected. However, your OB MD can facilitate this ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: Birth control pills after a pregnancy is to prevent another pregnancy. If you had complications your doctor might not want you ( and you as well) to g ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Luntz
28 years experience Urology
Herpes: Yes. It is possible to have an outbreak of herpes during delivery even if you are on suppression therapy. Under these circumstances, a cesarean sect ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
41 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: The pushing and straining with delivery often causehemmoroids to bleed or thrombosis. Avoid constipation which is often prt of pregnancy with fiber su ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rimmer
38 years experience General Surgery
No: No hemorrhoid are not normal but they can happen. They are congested blood vessels in the anal canal and are caused by straining to have a bowel movem ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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None: Food is not the cause or cure for disease. High fiber foods will help prevent constipation which may aggravate hemorrhoids, butt won't cure the proble ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Pressure: Hemorrhoids are similar to varicose veins of the legs - pressure and gravity cause them to form.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Hemmorhoids: Many people present with piles and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help there are dietary, behavior ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Eat a healthy: Hi fiber diet, drink plenty of fluids 80-100 oz per day of caffeine free and alcohol free fluid, avoid straining, diarrhea, constipation and stop read ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Use stool softener.: Both as treatment and prevention.Eat more fiber, drink more water and exercise more.Hemorrhoids are basically veins that have been injured by our bad ... Read More
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