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If you are pregnant and are facing the problem of an itchy bottom along with pain as well as blood, then you might be suffering from piles. These are also highly painful hemorrhoids and after emptying your bowels your veins may significantly hang down. You can even feel them as soft and small lumps at the edge of the inside of your bottom
Susceptibility of pregnant women to get piles
More than half of the women suffer from this problem especially during the period of pregnancy or probably after the birth of the child. If you hadn’t faced this disease earlier in your life then the susceptibility of having it increases significantly once you have given birth to a child. It has been clearly evident from the researches that pregnancy is indeed the first time in most of the cases where a woman faces the issues related to piles.
Reason behind their vulnerability
Pregnant women are more vulnerable to piles because during this phase, the overall blood circulation in the body increases drastically and for the same reason the progesterone released in the females relax and loosen up the walls of these vessels. The veins underneath your womb tend to become swollen and at the same time these also tend to get a bit stretched up. The reason behind this is that the developing baby puts pressure on these. For the same reason, the woman in the phase of pregnancy develops an increased tendency to face this problem.
The prevention in case of Piles
Although, there is a highly increased tendency of pregnant woman to have the problem in context to piles yet it can be avoided keeping some points in mind.
Though it might not be an alarming thing but you can help yourself from facing unnecessary problems by taking timely medical help and leading a healthy lifestyle.