Hemorrhoids or hemorrhoids can be experienced by anyone, including pregnant women.
In fact, a woman’s risk of getting hemorrhoids increases when she is pregnant. Keluarga
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist, Dr. Syntia Abelina, Sp.OG said, about 50 percent of pregnant women have a risk of experiencing hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids are a condition when the veins around the anus swell.
Hemorrhoids in pregnant women are influenced by hormonal changes, the volume of blood in the body, and the growth of the fetus in the womb. Kehidupan keluarga harmonis
Pregnant women who experience hemorrhoids do not need to worry, because this condition is only temporary and does not harm the prospective baby.
Even so, the symptoms felt by pregnant women when exposed to hemorrhoids, can affect daily life.
Symptoms of hemorrhoids in pregnant women are generally a burning sensation in the anus, blood in the stool, lumps, and swelling in the anus Keluarga Bahagia
“Pregnant women will feel discomfort so that daily activities may be disrupted,” said doctor Syntia in a special GridHEALTH coverage, Thursday (16/12/2021).
dr Syntia Ambelina, Sp.OG, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
The doctor on duty at the Bunda Padang General Hospital added, “The mother will have an uncomfortable pregnancy because there is a burning feeling, for example, or there is concern about bleeding from her bowel movements.”
This discomfort can actually be overcome by yourself at home, namely by managing your diet and living a healthy lifestyle.
Not only that, hemorrhoid treatment with natural ingredients or herbal plants, such as aloe vera or soursop leaves, is claimed to be able to overcome hemorrhoids in pregnant women. Ibu dan anak
But, can it be done?
Syntia’s doctor advised against it.
“If you use leaves (to treat hemorrhoids), it is not recommended because it can cause a risk of infection,” he said.
Doctor Syntia emphasized that the most important treatment for hemorrhoids in pregnant women is to adopt a healthy lifestyle and diet, and always maintain anal hygiene.