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Piles - I know I'm being a wimp but ...........

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scrambledhead Wed 09-Jul-08 19:42:07

I've had piles twice before, both times after giving birth. It had never recurred until now. So why have I got again out of the blue? It took me 2 days to realise and have finally got some cream today but I feel gross - sore, itchy. Sorry TMI.

What can I do to make them go away NOW and not come back?

CB13 Wed 09-Jul-08 19:46:12

lots of water, exercise and fiber in diet to prevent constipation, which is normal cause of piles (except during childbirth obviously). It should also help them go away. Also if taking iron supplement can cause constipation. My nurse said to drink orange juice with iron/vitamin supplement. Avoid drinking tea, coffee or milk directly after taking iron supplement.

DettaJnr Wed 09-Jul-08 20:48:01

They can be operated on if they are severe. If you are unsure you could go to your GP. I use Proctocedyl ointment which I find wonderful. Can't praise it enough.

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