Women Health Tips: Women may have piles problems in pregnancy, know the causes, symptoms, and treatment


There are many changes in the body of women during pregnancy. Along with this, many problems also have to be faced before delivery. Even if a woman does not have piles before pregnancy, due to abdominal problems during pregnancy, the risk of piles disease increases after delivery. However, the problem of hemorrhoids can be avoided if women adopt preventive measures during pregnancy itself. Let us know why pregnant women get piles problems after delivery and what measures should be adopted by pregnant women to prevent piles.


What are hemorrhoids Or Piles?
In piles, the veins around the rectum become swollen. The problem of abnormal swelling and lumps causes itching and pain during bowel movements. The shape of piles is like a small lump protruding outwards.

Causes of hemorrhoids in pregnancy
Actually, during pregnancy, the size of the uterus increases, and blood circulation starts increasing. Due to this, the veins easily swell. Apart from this, due to the increase in the hormone called progesterone, pregnant women can become constipated. During constipation, the stool becomes very hard and the condition of piles becomes severe. In simple words, pregnant women become victims of piles due to constipation. Hemorrhoids can be caused by applying too much pressure during delivery.

Symptoms of piles
-In the disease of hemorrhoids, there is pain, burning, and itching in the anus.

-Pain increases during defecation.

-Hemorrhoids cause pain even while sitting.

-When hemorrhoids do not feel fresh even after defecation.

-Tissues near the rectum show signs of swelling, sores, and bleeding.

Tips to prevent hemorrhoids in pregnancy
Fiber-rich food intake

Women suffering from the problem of constipation during pregnancy should include fiber-rich food in their diet. For this, fruits, vegetables, and grains can be consumed. Fiber-rich food relieves constipation and keeps stool soft. This reduces the risk of getting piles.


Don't stop defecation
Whenever you feel the need to go to the bathroom during pregnancy, go to the toilet immediately. Do not stop the stool. If the stomach is not fresh, there is a problem in the uterus and intestines and there may be the problem of hemorrhoids.

Keep body hydrated
Pregnant women keep themselves hydrated. Drink lots of water for this. Keep drinking liquids like coconut water, lemonade, and fruit juices. This can also avoid the problem of piles.