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Haemorrhoid during pregnancy

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: May 19, 2020 5:01 AM

Anonymous 6 months

Im 5 months pregnant now. Facing haemorrhoid pain now but do noy dare to use ointment contain hydrocortisone… Please advise what i can do, doctor.

Dr Sashini Seeni 6 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. For your information, hemorrhoids is a common condition during pregnancy. This happens due to the increased abdominal pressure.

It is best that you visit your doctor for medicinal treatment. You can try to reduce the severity by:

  • Increase fibre in your diet
  • Drink alot of water throughout the day
  • Treat any coughing condition
  • Avoid heavy lifting
  • Avoid sitting for too long
  • Avoid scratching your anus
  • Sit in a sitz bath

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Tue May 19 2020 05:01:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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