Pregnancy/Hemroids Development During Pregnancy
In this article you will find important information about the major causes of the development
of hemorrhoids during the pregnancy and hemorrhoids management including important videos about this subject. You
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hemorrhoids during pregnancy
The major causes of the development of hemorrhoids
during pregnancy are:
the pressure from the baby - under this pressure the anal veins become
hormonal changes during the pregnancy-the increased levels of
progesterone hormone make your gastrointestinal tract sluggish. Because of this slow gastrointestinal
motion your intestines absorb more heavily the water from the waste and your stools become
harder. You become constipated.
Reduced physical activity during the pregnancy helps to perpetuate
the development of constipation.
Video about why hemorrhoids are common in pregnancy:
The delivery removes the main cause to develop hemorrhoids: the
pressure from the baby. This fact and the gradual normalization of the hormonal balance in your body increase
chance your hemorrhoids to disappear. Usually hemorrhoids shrink over a long period of time.
On the other hand if you have had hemorrhoids before conception
the chances piles to disappear after giving birth are minimal. In this case your pregnancy is not the main
cause of hemorrhoids development
To avoid constipation during the pregnancy you may
use a bulk-forming laxative like psyllium calcium polycarbophile or methylcellulose taken with glass of
To ease your pain you may apply an ice pack to anal area to shrink
Warm sitz baths after every bowel movement are also helpful to
decrease the discomfort and pain.
Sleeping in the left-side lying position and not on the back
increases blood circulations in your veins, thus helping to shrink hemorrhoids
during the night.
Kegel exercises (pelvic floor exercises) are also helpful in this
You should seek professional advice before taking any herbal
These supplements may contain herbs, which are not suitable to be
taken during the pregnancy and may harm your baby. Some essential oils, taken internally, can cause miscarriage.
Inhalation and topical application of some essential oils can also be dangerous during the pregnancy.
In case of severe pain surgical intervention is recommended.
Unfortunately, during pregnancy many of the invasive treatment options for hemorrhoids, such as injection, rubber
band ligation, and surgery can’t be applied.
You should follow the general advices applicable to every hemorrhoid suffer: to avoid standing or sitting for
prolonged periods, to walk regularly every day at least 15 minutes and to maintain healthy toilet habits. You may
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Video about how hemorrhoids develop during pregnancy:
Video about hemorrhoids treatment options in pregnancy: