Hemorrhoids in post-birth mothers can be caused by many causes, such as squeezing a lot during childbirth, constipation,… In most cases, if it is not intervened in a timely manner, the disease will often worsen, not be able to cure itself.
1. What is hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids (also known as dom furnaces) are diseases that occur due to excessive dilating of hemorrhoidal vein puppets around the anus. These tufts of veins are dilated, i.e. the veins become enlarged and stagnant.
Hemorrhoids mainly have 2 types:
- Hemorrhoids: When hemorrhoids come below the comb line (also known as the anal-rectal line), it is called hemorrhoids.
- Internal hemorrhoids:If hemorrhoids come above the comb line, it is called internal hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids are divided into 4 levels with different manifestations and levels of hemorrhoids:
- Level 1: byeing sees blood, hemorrhoids have not yet fallen out.
- Level 2: Hemorrhoids are released when you have a big hit but shrink by yourself.
- Level 3: Hemorrhoids fall out, can not shrink by themselves, but must be pushed in with your hands.
- Level 4: Hemorrhoids are permanent in the anus, prone to infection.
In post-birth women, some early signs that can help recognize hemorrhoids are:
- Go out to the blood. At an early stage, blood appears in relatively small frequency and quantity. Women may accidentally notice blood stains on toilet paper or see blood rays present in the stool. However, over time the bleeding during the bye will deteriorate with increased blood volume and frequency. You can even clearly feel the bleeding rays. Moreover, blood coming out of hemorrhoid tufts is more likely to be frozen in the anus and blood clots appear when going to the media.
- Hemorrhoids. Depending on the degree to which the mother will feel different manifestations of the disease. On a mild level, hemorrhoids often do not have much difficulty in daily activities. When hemorrhoids start to fall at level 3 or higher, it will cause discomfort for the patient, especially when having to move a lot or carry heavy items. The patient can feel that he/she feels a little squamed when sitting, making the patient uncomfortable.
- itching. This is a common symptom of hemorrhoids. You will feel extremely uncomfortable and lose confidence when meeting people.
- Pain: may feel pain when hemorrhoids are clogged, fissor.
- Cracks and burning of the anus. When the condition persists without treatment, the anus may begin to crack and cause burning, discomfort. This also makes you more prone to bleeding when going to the bathroom.
2. Why do women often have post-birth hemorrhoids?
The main causes of women's susceptible to post-birth hemorrhoids:
- Many pushes during childbirth: During labor and childbirth, the pregnant woman pushes a lot or improperly, the enlarged uterus increases the pressure on the pelvic cavity, the hematoma swells the edema causing the hemorrhoid tufts to fall out.
- Constipation:There are many causes of mage constipation during pregnancy as well as post-birth, for example, because the pregnant mother sits or lies a lot causing the stool to remain in the intestine longer, reabsorption of water causes constipation. Inappropriate diet, less greens, less water intake, high calcium supplementation,… can also be the cause of constipation for the mother. Long-term constipation often leads to hemorrhoids.
- Fetal body weight: Large fetuses put pressure on the rectum, causing veins to be pinched, blood difficult to circulating, bulging, dilating blood vessels forming hemorrhoids.
- Hemorrhoids: Having had hemorrhoids before pregnancy, hemorrhoids in post-birth mothers tend to worsen and cause bleeding, hemorrhoid embolism, hemorrhoid edema. In addition, during pregnancy, progesterone levels in pregnant mothers increase, causing veins to dilate and increasingly stagnant blood, making people who have had hemorrhoids more susceptible to recurrence of the disease.
3. Does post-birth hemorrhoids cure themselves?
Post-birth hemorrhoids are not too serious a problem if the disease is detected early and treated in a timely manner. However, in fact, due to the subjective mentality, trying to endure that many women on arrival were in a serious condition that required hemorrhoid surgery.
Therefore, as soon as there are early signs of the disease, the post-birth mother should go to the hospital to be evaluated and concluded by specialists about her condition as well as treated early, it will be more effective and simpler.
4. How to cure post-birth hemorrhoids
For safe and definitive treatment of post-birth hemorrhoids, the first priority is to use conservative medical treatments, minimizing the use of drugs to be safe for breast milk sources.
However, if severe illness leads to complications such as emergency bleeding, hemorrhoid necrosis, obstruction, surgery is required (when hemorrhoids are 4th degree, hemorrhoids ring, mixed hemorrhoids i.e. there is a bridge between internal hemorrhoids and hemorrhoids, hemorrhoids are no longer able to slide up on the inner comb line).
For 2nd, 3rd and 4th degree hemorrhoids and ring hemorrhoids, post-birth mothers can use Longo Surgery with the advantage of less postoperative pain, no postoperative scarring, short hospital stay and very little postoperative recurrence rate.
Approximately 85% of patients can walk normally, serve themselves on the day of surgery and can be discharged just 1 day after surgery. In particular, hemorrhoid cutting according to the Longo method cut the blood supply to the hemorrhoids while repairing the tube structure back to almost normal. Therefore relapses are very rare.
Longo surgery is currently applied in most surgical centers in developed countries and Share99 health system nationwide.
5. What should post-birth mothers do to accelerate the process of hemorrhoid healing?
If you want to accelerate hemorrhoid healing, you can do the following:
- Prevention or treatment of constipation.
- You should go to the bathroom immediately if you want to go for a bye. Don't fast for fear of pain. The longer it takes, the harder the stool will be and the hemorrhoids will be heavier.
- Kegel exercises to tone the perineum muscles.
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