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How To Cure Hemorrhoids After Childbirth
I think I have an internal hemorrhoid from childbirthing, how can I treat this without the humiliation of a doctors exam?
Best to be examined: Start by optimizing your fiber (25-30 grams/ day = 5-6 servings of fruit and vege) and hydration (~ 8 glasses of fluid/ day). Stool softener may be helpful so you don't strain to have a bm. However, if you have grade ii/iii hemorrhoids, you will need to see a doctor. Don't be embarrassed, this is a very common problem and it usually isn't as bad as you think. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Do internal hemorrhoids go away?had since child birth 18mths ago. Some bowel movmts are easy and others are hard and bleed. Benefiber helps
Yes possibly: You need to drink a lot of water, eat lots of fruits and veggies, limit bananas, limit rice, breads and try to have 1-2 soft stools a day. Over time things should improve ...Read more
It depends: Complaints of hemorrhiods include many symptoms/problems :anal fissures, thrombosed external hemorrhiods, prolapsed internal hemorriodswith either itching, burning or bleeding.The cure would then depend on exactly what your particular problem is.The majority of patients will do fine with otc products and good regular bowel habits(fiber, stool softeners), warm baths. Severe or persistant prob-see dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No cure: But management of hemorrhoids is possible. Medical therapies for hemorrhoids: bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, juice/water probiotics, laxatives to achieve two soft bowel movements daily), salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungal), and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). If the medical therapy fails to control hemorrhoids, then ask for surgical referral. There are safe surgical procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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