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How To Get Rid Of A Hemorrhoid After Giving Birth
Your options: This is an issue which warrants more than a rapid on-line exchange with a physician who doesn’t know you. Recommend discussing this with your personal physician, your gynecologist or at a family planning clinic. This way you will be aware of your options and make whatever decision is optimal for you. ...Read more
Retained air post-CO: Air is used to inflate your colon & permit inspection during the colonoscopy procedure. During your recovery before discharge you will be encouraged to pass the air back out. This is accomplished by changing your position in bed, gentle abdominal pressure, & verbal encouragement to overcome your natural embarrassment at passing gas. Some air may persist for several hours--call for help if longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try exercise: This may be from lax/stretched pelvic muscles. If you have recently given birth (within a few weeks) this may get better in time. You can try to strengthen your pelvic muscles with kegel exercise. http://www.mayoclinic.org/kegel-exercises/art-20045283. ...Read more
Stretch marks: Topical application of tretinoin has been shown to significantly improve the clinical appearance of early striae distensae (striae rubra) it should not, however, be used in pregnant or breastfeeding females owing to a theoretical concern about its teratogenic effects. Lasers, however, are the most effective but there is no treatment that resolves the stretch marks totally. ...Read more
Treat the nail: Removing a hangnail causes trauma, which can lead to infection. Try using a topical antibiotic, such as neosporin or polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). That should help. If not, visit a podiatrist for a toenail or dermatologist for a fingernail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet and exercise: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fiber, is one of the most effective lifestyle changes you can make for your hemorrhoids. A high-fiber diet, together with plenty of fluids, softens the stool and increases its bulk, which will help you avoid the straining that can cause hemorrhoids or worsen symptoms from existing hemorrhoids. Along with a healthy diet, exercise can help ease bowel movements. ...Read more
Time: It will go away by itself over time. ...Read more
Tone, general health: There are no specif exercises to reduce the stretch to the skin and soft tissues that occur during pregnancy. A women's ability to get back to her pre-baby shape is likely related to how fit she was before pregnancy, the amount of weight gain, genetics, and time. Breast feeding and cardiovascular exercise both consume many calories that can help with overall wt loss. Abd exercise tones muscle, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Why do want to do: that? To reduce the length of a period that has already started would require serious hormonal manipulation and would likely produce side effects. If you do not wish to have regular periods, contraceptive preparations are available that reduce the frequency of periods. You may wish to see your doctor for that. ...Read more
The only way is to: Drastically restrict your caloric intake, please see a good dietician. ...Read more
Prayer . . .: I don't mean to offend anyone but rather to use hyperbole to point out that there's really no way for me or anyone in medical profession to help get rid of a cold in 12hrs since that's not possible at this time. If this were in fact possible, I'd be sipping a mai tai on a beach rather than typing answers at home! Instead, you can try OTC meds to mitigate cold symptoms but that's best we can offer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Long Time?: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your dr’s approval. ...Read more
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