Jump to content

Hemmoroids
Not fun!!


  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 hopefullysoon

Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:57 PM

So as my title suggestss I have developed these lovely things this week and just had a couple of questions as I never had them before!!

I have been using proctosedyl (sp?) for almost 7 days now and while the pain has gone it is not getting any smaller.

my question is should it have gotten smaller by now?  What are my options for what to do next? The ointment said it should only be used for 7 days. shrug.gif

TIA

#2 redmum77

Posted 27 February 2013 - 11:54 AM

Oh the joys, have a read of the thread on IBD in pregnancy that's here..

There's the basic advice, no straining and keep stool as loose as possible. 3ltrs of water a day - that's a LOT - measure it. It really helps. Try to get off your pelvic floor when you can, lie down (sitting doesn't count). And apart from that maybe try witch hazel, on a cotton wool ball dabbed or held on the area for a few minutes, as often as you want. You can get it at the chemist normally. I have had a lot of luck with this, and used it for vulval varicosities (same thing, at the front area). Hope that helps!

#3 Bluenomi

Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:09 PM

Have you gotten the cream that's just a pain killer or the one that shrinks as well? They have very similar names but the shrinking one is perscription only and is awesome. The midwives gave me some after DD was born and it worked on those whoppers pretty quickly

#4 ~RM~

Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:47 PM

have a shallow luke warm bath with a handful of salt, helps amazingly with the pain.

ditto all the other suggestions.

#5 ednahohoho

Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:49 PM

See your GP.  They can give you a prescription for something like Scheriproct that actually helps!

#6 Emma13

Posted 05 April 2013 - 03:26 PM

Anusol is very good and helps to shrink them down. Available in pharmacy's and some supermarkets



#7 Chelly_M

Posted 05 April 2013 - 03:38 PM

In my limited experience, of 2 pregnancies, despite not being constipated and doing my best to avoid haemerhoids during each pregnancy by taking metamucil, lots of water etc. I developed enormous ones.  I tried lots of the remedies, nothing worked. None of the creams helped to reduce the size, as they were caused by the pressure of the baby in the pelvic area.  With my first pregnancy, when I told my ob, he said he wasn't surprised, as i was carrying low, apparently.The only thing that got rid of them was having the baby! Unfortunately I'm now left with a skin tag cry1.gif hope you have more success than me!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Meet the latest baby giving the internet hair envy

"As a bald man, I'm very proud of my 2-month-old's hair," wrote new dad Brian Gorham, 32, along with a photo he shared to reddit.

Woman hits back after shop assistant labels her engagement ring as 'pathetic'

A US woman has been applauded worldwide for sharing a photo of her modest, US$130 engagement ring after a shop assistant labelled it "pathetic".

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second child, USA TODAY has confirmed.

After his grandkids moved away, this grandpa came up with a beautiful way to stay in touch

Chan Jae, a 75-year-old man from Korea, missed his grandsons terribly when they moved overseas.

20 gorgeous Christmas stocking and sack options

It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish.

Dad's genius hack for how to go shopping with a baby

A dad has shared his genius hack for tackling Christmas shopping with toddlers.

How I gave birth far too drug-free for my own liking

I certainly wasn't shy about medication. In fact, my policy on this was, in the immortal words of Britney Spears, "Gimme gimme more".

Christmas-inspired names for your December baby

Due during the festive season, or just have a love of Christmas?

Three-year-old mistakes policeman for Santa, so naturally he goes along with it

When an adorable three-year-old spotted a white haired gentleman in a restaurant she naturally assumed he was Santa Claus.

To VBAC or not to VBAC?

"If, after careful assessment by their maternity care provider, there seems to be no reason why a woman shouldn't be offered a chance at VBAC, then the opportunity should be provided."

Baby tries broccoli for the first time, immediately regrets it

It's probably fair to say that broccoli is an acquired taste.

'I didn't think I'd have pimples as a grown-up ... then I fell pregnant'

As specialists treat more adults for acne, Lucy Sheref reveals the emotional cost of years spent struggling with the condition.

Stranger's act of kindness helps overwhelmed mum in supermarket

A random act of kindness from a stranger in the supermarket brought a mum to tears, exactly when she needed it most.

21 adorable Christmas outfits for your baby

December 25 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect opportunity to dress your bub in a sweet festive outfit.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

What pregnancy is really like: mums share their honest opinions

We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride

The truth about big-headed babies

Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.

How to encourage your baby's gross motor development skills

There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.

'My baby's extra thumb saved her life'

A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.

He gave her his liver, she gave him her heart

Heather Krueger and Chris Dempsey's origin story began in a darker place than most: with stage 4 liver cancer.

Toilet training from birth? It is possible

This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

Watch hilarious montage of strangest pregnancy questions on Yahoo Answers

Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.

How to reduce your chances of perineal tearing in birth

The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.

 

Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.