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Is it normal for hemorrhoids to disappear after delivery?

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In brief: Yes most of the time

Most hemorrhoids due to pressure from gravid uterus will disappear couple of months after delivery.

In brief: Yes most of the time

Most hemorrhoids due to pressure from gravid uterus will disappear couple of months after delivery.
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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: They can go away

The pressure of a pregnant uterus sitting on the pelvic floor helps increase the engorgement of pelvic blood vessels in general, and hemorrhoids are no exception.
Once the baby is born and the vessels can shrink down, so can the hemorrhoids.

In brief: They can go away

The pressure of a pregnant uterus sitting on the pelvic floor helps increase the engorgement of pelvic blood vessels in general, and hemorrhoids are no exception.
Once the baby is born and the vessels can shrink down, so can the hemorrhoids.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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