Haemorrhoids are one of the most common issues affecting mothers-to-be during pregnancy.
Also known as ‘piles’ – this condition crops up in more than half of all pregnant women, causing a range of unpleasant symptoms.
If you’re experiencing haemorrhoids during your pregnancy, speak to a doctor for practical advice on treating and preventing them.
Fortunately, haemorrhoids are fairly straightforward to identify and treat. However, special considerations usually have to be taken, since pregnancy can be such a delicate time.
A doctor will be able to recommend topical creams that can ease the symptoms, as well as a number of steps you can take to prevent them cropping up.
If you’ve developed haemorrhoids during pregnancy or are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned above, don’t delay – talk to a GP today.
Our doctors can talk through your symptoms and advise on how to ease them in the short-term and prevent further instances from occurring.