Hemorrhoids after delivery: the main thing - prevention - What are hemorrhoids, as it appears

May 21, 2009

  • Hemorrhoids after delivery: the main thing - prevention
  • What are hemorrhoids and how it appears

What are hemorrhoids and how it appears

Hemorrhoids - a disease resulting from the overflow of blood veins in the anus. These advanced, with a thick wound in coils veins called hemorrhoids.

Causes of hemorrhoids increased intra-abdominal pressure that lasted for a few months of pregnancy and during the birth has increased dramatically pushing. The blood vessels of the rectum swell from congestion, increase in volume and on the wall of the rectum there is a protrusion or hemorrhoid.

Contribute to the formation of hemorrhoids sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy irregular meals, congenital defects in the structure of veins, taking certain drugs (eg, oral contraceptives), frequent use of laxatives and enemas, alcohol abuse, obesity, weight lifting (pregnancy - is the severity).

Hemorrhoids can be either internal or external. External hemorrhoids can be seen and probe, internal as externally noticeable, as are formed within the wall of the rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are more dangerous because it can cause severe bleeding, anemia, the effects of which will be Anemia - when you do not have enough blood  Anemia - when you do not have enough blood
   (anemia), which is especially desirable for a pregnant woman.

Adrift distinguish between acute and chronic hemorrhoids

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Signs of acute hemorrhoids postpartum period

In the initial stage in acute hemorrhoids Acute Hemorrhoids - office workers at risk  Acute Hemorrhoids - office workers at risk
   itching and burning in the anus, which is enhanced by a bowel movement and then slowly decrease - this could cause a long delay in the chair in the postpartum period. Gradually hemorrhoids increase in size, around the zone there is inflammation with redness and swelling. Sphincters (terminals) of the rectum compressed defecation becomes sharply painful, the pain is almost stopped and after a bowel movement, increasing walking and sitting. Gradually the swelling extends to the entire area of ​​the anus, spasm of the sphincter is enhanced, it is joined by a reflexive spasm of the sphincter of the bladder Urinary bladder - structure and function  Urinary bladder - structure and function
   delayed urination.

Complications of acute hemorrhoids - necrosis (necrosis) of tissue site for squeezing their surrounding tissues swollen, bleeding and inflammation of the tissues surrounding the rectum (abscess)

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Symptoms of chronic hemorrhoids occurring after childbirth

There is a chronic hemorrhoids gradually, sometimes after defecation appear itching and burning in the anus, as well as a feeling of incomplete emptying of the bowel. The pain disappears, then reappears, and so can continue for a long time. Then the woman begins to notice that after a bowel movement appeared slight spotting Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology  Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology
 , The volume of which increases with time. In pregnant women, hemorrhoids often does not manifest, remember him often after birth, when he gives the aggravation and bleeding. The fact that the passage of the baby's head through the pelvis are pressed tissues (including veins) mother located in this area, which leads to a drastic violation of the venous outflow and all the ensuing complications.

Hemorrhoids are increasing in size and begin to fall from the rectum. First, they only occur during a bowel movement at this stage they reduce a self. Then, the nodes fall under gravity and reduce a rise only by hand. Finally, there comes a time when the nodes have not reduce a. Such sites may occur necrosis, which in turn will cause severe bleeding. The skin around the anus become inflamed due to constant discharge.

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Hemorrhoids has characteristic features which are identified in the course of medical examination. In addition to visual inspection is carried out as digital examination of the rectum, which allows you to identify the hemorrhoids and determine the extent of their defeat. In some cases, carried out a study of the rectal mucosa using a special device (sigmoidoscopy).

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The treatment of hemorrhoids

To treat hemorrhoids during pregnancy is necessary, as it can give bleeding complications and inflammatory diseases, which certainly does not affect the course of pregnancy and childbirth.

Proctologist, above all, respect the right to recommend a diet with plenty of roughage - this will prevent constipation and reduce the symptoms of the disease, advise to walk more and do the exercises of physiotherapy.

To remove the inflammation, spasms and pain appointed special candles and ointments.

  Preventing Hemorrhoids

Prevention should start in advance when symptoms of hemorrhoids yet. To do this, lead sedentary lives, are especially useful for pregnant women walking. Every day you need to do a set of special gymnastic exercises to strengthen the pelvic muscles, and in any case not to wear garter dress.

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Postpartum band - put in order the stomach - Application

April 19, 2009

  • Postpartum band - put in order the stomach
  • Application

Status abdomen postpartum women

After delivery, the abdominal muscles and the pelvic floor, which support the uterus in the right condition, usually very stretched, but gradually they become elasticity and returns to its original position. This process is rather slow because it violates the activities of not only the muscles that support the stomach, but also the muscles that hold the correct position in the internal organs. So, after giving birth might omission of some internal organs. Because of the laxity of the abdominal muscles may cause postpartum hernia (abdominal muscles diverge and pass the internal organs under the skin).

 Applications | Postpartum band - put in order the stomach

What is the band in general and in particular postpartum bandage

Bandages - a device to prevent the stepping of the abdominal cavity through the hole in the muscle (hernial), or to strengthen and support the abdominal viscera descending.

Currently gynecologists recommend women to wear postpartum bandages. In the maternity hospital postpartum bandage it allows you to accelerate the process of uterine contractions and restore the correct positioning of the internal organs. Bandage also removes excessive load on the spine, which is important after childbirth (spine tired from the constant stress during pregnancy and is responsible pains and fatigue). Finally, a bandage helps rapid healing of wounds after cesarean section.

Postpartum bandage after consultation with the obstetrician-gynecologist can be worn on the day of delivery.

 Applications | Postpartum band - put in order the stomach

Contraindications to wear postpartum bandage

Whether or not to wear a bandage postpartum decides obstetrician. Wearing a bandage postpartum contraindicated in inflammation of the joints after cesarean section, in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, accompanied by spasmodic pain and bloating Bloating - if you are bursting inside  Bloating - if you are bursting inside
 , With marked edema in patients with renal diseases, skin diseases (especially pustular) and intolerance to the materials from which made the bandage.

 Applications | Postpartum band - put in order the stomach

What made postnatal bandages

Postnatal bandages are made of dense elastic, breathable and moisture absorbing fabric. This effect is usually achieved using a combination of cotton with synthetic fabrics (e.g., nylon). Postnatal bandages typically have two layers and a higher density of product in a location adjoining the abdomen.

Current models of post-natal bandages are made with cotton and microfiber - a special material that promotes soft utyagivaniyu abdomen. Cotton is a mandatory element of interior decoration band, as it promotes the microcirculation of the air and absorption of moisture.

 Applications | Postpartum band - put in order the stomach

Types of postpartum bandage

Postpartum bandage should be tight to support the insertion of the stomach and upper elastic tape, close-fitting waist. The degree of compression of tissue woman can regulate itself, since these bandages usually provide multi-level zipper or Velcro.

Currently manufactured postnatal bandages for the different models. There are universal bands that can be worn before and after childbirth.

Postnatal bandages are belt types of bandages that may be low (not higher than the navel) and high - a grace panty elastic fabric with sculpting front insertion into the abdomen, and in the form of trousers (including truncated knee) that pulls not only the stomach, but also the thighs, buttocks, etc.

Bandage-belt in the form of an elastic band worn on the waist and secured under the belly. Such bandages are three gum connection with which, using Velcro, can adjust the pressure on the fabric.

Slimming pants postpartum bandages have overestimated the waist, wide belt and dense, elastic inserts on the abdomen and lower back.

Postpartum bandage in the form of grace also has an inflated waistline, tiered fastener from below or from the side, thick paste on the abdomen.

The bandage applied after cesarean section, is designed to secure the postoperative sutures. Most often it is a grace from the bottom of the buckle or a belt on the velcro.

Postpartum bandage is worn in accordance with the rules specified by the manufacturer on the package directly on a body or cotton underwear, it is convenient for everyday wear and invisible under clothing.

 Applications | Postpartum band - put in order the stomach

What to consider when choosing postnatal bandage

When choosing postpartum bandage should take into account the following:

  • bandage should be made of a material that transmits the air ("breathing") and the surge (sweat);
  • belt buckles should have layered in order to be able to adjust the degree of compression of tissue;
  • size of the band selected by the waist and hips at the widest point size tape bands correspond to the size of conventional lingerie; pant size-bands correspond to the size of the laundry pre-pregnancy size plus one;
  • the choice should depend on how comfortable is the band for you when equipped and everyday wear.

Bandage - a great tool for the recovery of women after childbirth.

  Galina Romanenko

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