Female Hemorrhoids

The signs and symptoms of female hemroids: if you have painful bowel movements, discomfort if you sit or stand too long or uncomfortable itchiness around your rectum. Mild cases of female hemorrhoids usually disappear on their own after a few days but they can recur. This condition is very common and in fact female hemroids often occur both during and after pregnancy. There are helpful hints below for you to follow when you become pregnant which may help you to avoid female hemroids:


Why Do We Get Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy and as your uterus grows, there is increased pressure on the veins located lower in your body. The major change in weight puts added pressure on your bowel. In addition, the pregnancy hormone progesterone relaxes the walls of the veins so that they start to swell. If you are suffering from constipation and straining to make a bowel movement, then painful female hemorrhoids are even more likely. If you had hemroids before your pregnancy, you are more likely to have them during your pregnancy so follow those tips above to try and avoid them. Interestingly you can compare female hemroids in the rectum or anus to varicose veins in your legs.

During labor, you will be pushing as hard as you can to deliver your baby so it is not surprising that many women suffer from female hemroids after delivery. The good news is that often female hemroids resolve as your body recovers from the birth experience naturally.

If you do suffer from female hemroids during or after your pregnancy then there is much you can do to find hemorrhoids relief to ease the pain and discomfort.


Effective Hemorrhoids Relief During Pregnancy


The important thing to remember when you have female hemorrhoids is to start treating them as soon as possible so that they do not develop into bleeding hemroids. They may well be very itchy but resist the temptation to scratch as this can only make the problem worse.

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