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Avoid Hemorrhoids Pregnant
FLUIDS!!: Throughout your pregnancy drink plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids, 80-100 ounces per day and adjust for excercise and meds that cause constipation by drinking more fluids. Also during breast feeding your fluid needs increase, don't read on the toilet, and avoidd straining, constipation, and diarrhea. Do not sit on those inflatable donut rings! they will make the swelling/ pain worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more
Venous congestion: Hemorrhoids are dilated or varicose veins of the anus. They occur more commonly in pregnant women because the uterus compresses the pelvic veins, slowing blood return from the pelvis and legs back to the heart and causing veins in the pelvis, anus, vulva and legs to swell. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fiber: First, try to avoid hemorrhoids by increasing fiber, fluids, and regular exercise. Minimize straining or sitting for long periods. If they occur, use tucks, sitz baths, and a steroidal hemorrhoid cream for symptom relief. If they become excruciatingly painful and purple, they may be thrombosed. Call your doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Usually during second trimester when the weight of the fetus starts pressing on the veins in the pelvis. As a result of effects of hormones during pregnancy the circulation in the veins slow down and hence may result in hemorrhoidal engorgement earlier. It is similar to varicose veins which are also common during pregnancy. ...Read more
5 months pregnant. What can I do about two external hemorrhoids? The pain is gone right now but I would also like for them to disappear. What do I do?
My wife is pregnant for 30 weeks and has trombose hemorrhoid since 4 days. She has pain. She sits in nearly hot water twice a day. What can she do?
See doctor: Be careful with hot baths while pregnant. See your ob/gyn. They can be drained, but the natureal history of this process is that the body will reabsorb the clot in about 7 days, so if she can tolerate for a few more days pain should improve. If not, ob/gyn can refer to general surgeon for treatment. Also can use topical hemorrhoid treatement to assist with discomfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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