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Pregnant, strained bowel movements, bleeding, pain in tail bone. Chances of internal haemorrhoids?

I am 20 years old, first time pregnant, and I just went to the bathroom and have been having strained bowel movements and am not able to go when I feel the need, but have to wait all day so I don t end up hurting if I push too hard, I just noticed a little bit of blood on the toilet paper. My tailbone is hurting too. A couple of weeks ago I was cleaning for about 4 hours straight, and ever since my pubic bone has been hurting too, is it possible I gave myself internal hemorrhoids?
Asked On : Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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During pregnancy, the chances of getting internal hemorrhoids is higher. You need to avoid pushing hard and use an ointment like Preparation H locally. You also need to take plenty of fluids and a fibre rich diet.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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