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Hemorrhoids Early Sign Of Pregnancy
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Is it possible to get hemorrhoids in early pregnancy and then the symptoms just go away at 5 weeks pregnant?
Pregnant Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are actually pretty common during pregnancy. Luckily, most times they can be managed with home treatment. This includes adding fiber to your meals, drinking more water, and using over-the-counter ointments for a limited time to stop itching. You also may use stool softeners to treat associated constipation. Good luck! ...Read more
Just developed my 1st external hemorrhoid. Did not have any even after 2 pregnancies. Will it resolve on its own or do I need to see a dr?
Unknown: Nobody can predict the future. These should probably be checked by your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. In the mean time, its ok to use topical over the counter hemorrhoid creams. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have struggled with severe hemorrhoids since the birth of my first child. They are extremely painful now during my 2nd pregnancy. Best rx?
Depends: Many hemorrhoids can be treated by surgical excision. Although it sounds horrific, the area can easily be numbed and the hemorrhoid removed. Still other hemorrhoids can be banded and they will fall off. However, there is always the possibility of recurrence. Mainstays in treatment include stool softners, plenty of fiber, maintaining a good diet, and limiting time on the commode. ...Read more
Drink a lot of water: Many times, hemorrhoids in pregnancy are made worse by not hydrating well and thus constipation sets in. Straining increases the risk of hemorrhoids. Increasing fiber intake also helps. You can use over-the-counter hemorrhoid remedies, which are safe to use during pregnancy. ...Read more
Depends: Mostly women have residual skin tags following hemorrhoid flares during pregnancy as a result of constipation and straining. The tags are benign and I don't recommend removing them. True hemorrhoid problems should be avoided by a good high fiber diet and drinking lots of fluids and preferably non alcoholic, non caffeinated fluids. ...Read more
Surgery or time: Depending on the type and extent of your hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus), time alone may make them shrink. For some women, permanent enlarged internal hemorrhoids may prolapse out with bowel movements and require surgery. External hemorrhoids usually shrink, but will leave tags of skin in their wake, which can be bothersome, and make hygiene difficult. Surgery is indicated then. ...Read more
Yes, usually.: Mild hemorrhoidal symptoms, including itching, mild pain, a small amount of bleeding usually resolve with end of pregnancy and topical hemorrhoid medications. Even prolapsed hemorrhoids will often resolve once the pregnancy is done. However, sometimes symptoms do persist and may require further medical attention. Using topical medicine and allowing a few months to pass is certainly appropriat. ...Read more
Painless hemorrhoids during pregnancy will they give me problems during labor and am I prone to tearing?
Possibly: The pushing and straining with delivery often causehemmoroids to bleed or thrombosis. Avoid constipation which is often prt of pregnancy with fiber such as metamucil, increased fruits and vegetables, and lots of water (which will unfortunately send you to the bathroom more frequently). ...Read more
Right thing: Your OB doctor is an expert and see this common problem all the time, after delivery most likely they reduce them most of the time will heal on their own, rarely need a surgical consult and treatment. ...Read more
Are hemorrhoids in anus common during pregnancy? How to get rid of it? It itch and is visible during sex
I am 30. I had a baby 2 years ago. Since then I have had 2 bloody stools. Probably one each year. Is this a case of hemorrhoids due to pregnancy?
Maybe: Talk to your doctor and see if you can be seen by a colo-rectal surgeon. Some one needs to look up there, and you might as well have an expert do it. ...Read more
Reasons for a late/missed period besides pregnancy? I think it's an external hemorrhoid, it's been a week, I'm pretty worried?
I have one sided flat stools sometimes. I have been examined and have a lot of internal and external hemorrhoids from pregnancy. Could it be colon ca?
Will hemorrhoids and anal fissures affect pregnancy. There is no bleeding also. Only irritation. It is below the anal region as loose hanging skin piece
No, but. ..: No hemorrhoids or fissure will not affect the pregnancy, but pregrenacy does increase intra-abdominal pressure and that can worsen hemorrhoids and anal fissure. Use a natural fiber such as citrucel and eat smart to keep your bowel movements soft and regular to reduce the effects of pregancy on hemorroids and anal fissure. Try not to sit on the toliet very long and try not to strain. ...Read more
Could I be pregnant? Can a hemrroides be a sign of early pregnancy? Including sore breast and fatigue & peeing a lot? A little tummy pain as well?
Pregnant: You can still be pregnant despite your non specific symptoms including hemmiroids. ...Read more
Yes!: Growth of baby puts pressure on pelvic veins, and together with increased blood volume of pregnancy, internal hemorrhoidal engorgement follows=>noticeable hemorrhoid growth. Increasedclotting factors --needed for delivery--also make external blood clots more likely and may need treatment by physician. ...Read more
What ever feels good: Hemorrhoids are not pleasant, pregnant or other wise. They are caused from increased pressure and fluid within the veins of the anus. Soaking in warm water seems to help. Wipe gently with moist wipes rather than dry toilet paper. If they are itchy, mild steroid creams may help. Call your doctor and let them look at the area for advice. ...Read more
Dietary means: Increasing the amount of fiber in diet to levels greater than 25-30 gms daily, hydration, exercise, addition of stool softener daily, avoidance of marked straining during defecation, avoidance of reading while on the potty to decrease the time in that position. Going immediately to the potty with the urge, and not trying to hold it. ...Read more
I have a hemmroid from pregnancy, my son is 6 months old and it got smaller but didn't go away...How so I get rid of it?
Had my 2nd baby a yr ago, during pregnancy ob felt an internal hemmeroid and I also had perianal tear. My BM's burn and blood after wipe some mucous?
Get re-examined: You need to be re-examined by MD for hemorrhoids+ and obtain Rx if needed. The perianal tear may not have healed properly or the hemorrhoids are still active. ...Read more
Is there a cure for hemroids? I have this from pregnancy. I know to eat fiber and drink water. I have tried the hot/cold and creams. I want them gone
Several options: If really want them gone, the best way is to have them surgically treated. It matters where they are. Internal or external? Sometimes with time they will shrink further and be smaller. Sometimes Hydrocortisone cream helps. See a doctor that specializes in treating these, (general surgeon, or colorectal surgeon). ...Read more
Growth in Anus:
I am not sure how or what you are asking. It is rare to have a tumor in the anus or rectum, but it is not impossible. There are rectal cancers, skin cancers, and colon cancer.
Hemorrhoids are blood clots in the veins in the anus. They are very common. Some burst and bleed. Many of them cause pain.
Abscess is a collection of pus surrounding infected tissue. It can be painful and deadly. ...Read more
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