Naturally, most hemorrhoids in pregnancy can be effectively treated with home remedies during pregnancy. There are two main areas to consider, prevention and relief of symptoms.
Prevention is always a preventive measure. This includes making sure the correct diet is adhered to and avoiding situations which can aggravate or worsen symptoms. Foods to avoid are; processed sugars, coffee and alcohol.
Heating pads and creams can be used to alleviate symptoms such as itchiness and burning. Another way to treat hemorrhoids during pregnancy is to use suppositories. These are inserted into the rectum. It is important to note that this will require a doctor’s prescription, which can be obtained from your pharmacist.
Relief of symptoms can come in the form of sitz baths or hot compresses. For those who have been told that they are unable to conceive it is important to note that the pain from hemorrhoids is not going to stop during pregnancy.
It is important to remember that prevention is still the best form of treatment during pregnancy and in most cases it will work much better than treatment in the long run. One of the main factors which can cause hemorrhoids to increase is straining while sitting, walking and even standing. The less strain, the less likely you are to develop hemorrhoids.
Some of the most common forms of hemorrhoids are
- Internal hemorrhoids
- External hemorrhoids
Internal hemorrhoids are more likely to be caused by straining while sitting, walking or standing while the external hemorrhoids are more likely to be caused by constipation.
If you experience any of these symptoms you should seek medical advice immediately and ensure you are using the correct treatment for the type of hemorrhoid you are suffering from, if you are experiencing any pain or bleeding then you should seek medical advice as this can often be a sign of severe cases of hemorrhoids.
If you feel that your symptoms are becoming more severe, or if they are accompanied by severe pain, do not be afraid to get the assistance of a doctor. He may be able to recommend something that can help you ease your symptoms. relieve the pain and the inflammation.
You may wish to consider natural remedies when trying to treat hemorrhoids during pregnancy
You may want to take a look at the hemorrhoids remedies books that are available on the internet. There are many things you can try to ease the symptoms of hemorrhoids, such as
- Change of diet
- Use of natural treatments such as Witch Hazel
It is important to remember that there are natural remedies available for all cases of hemorrhoids, but if you are pregnant, you should seek advice from your doctor. It is also important to use plenty of water when treating your hemorrhoids.
You may also wish to use oatmeal to relieve some of the pain and discomfort. Some people find that witch hazel helps to reduce the swelling of the piles, which in turn relieves some of the pain and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids.
You can take a teaspoon of Witch hazel in a glass of water
This is an effective remedy for some people, but it is important that you read the label to ensure that you are using pure witch hazel. In order to take advantage of this remedy, you should mix it with warm water in your bath and then soak in this solution for about ten minutes before using toilet paper.
To use this in the toilet, you simply need to dip the tissue into the mixture before inserting it. This is an effective way to treat hemorrhoids during pregnancy naturally. You can even make the mixture in a warm bath with a small amount of Epsom salt. Do not use too much witch hazel or you could end up having a nasty rash.
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