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PILES....PAIN.....HELP ME!!!!!!

(12 Posts)
tjgx Wed 01-Jun-05 16:30:47

HI ALL,3 weeks left 2 go n just found im having a boy!!!!!!!!!!!!YIPPPPPPPPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEE...over the moon as ive 2 girls 12 n 13....but also just a found a lovely big pile on the outside of my poor bum ((((...n boy does it hurt.....im useing anusol cream....but its still very painful....also have used ice pack....n eating very well...so plz any1 any suggestions as 2 wat i can do 2 ease it...it hurts 2 walk..sit down..stand up...n if im onest its making me cry....i cant handle it....plz help me (((

hayleylou Wed 01-Jun-05 16:34:16

I had them bad after giving birth to dd. The hospital gave me a condom of water which had been frozen which helped a bit, like an ice pack!! But I found when i got home I sat in a cool bath with lavender oil in. It worked for me!!

tjgx Wed 01-Jun-05 16:45:46

hi hayleylou...thanx....do u no or any1 else no if its ok to wrap a piece of ice in a cloth n place it directly on the pile!!! i read somewhere that putting a direct ice pack on the pile is not good so not sure wat 2 do x

essbee Wed 01-Jun-05 16:46:35

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SoupDragon Wed 01-Jun-05 16:47:56

I would imagine there's a risk of an ice pack/cube sticking to the pile if you put it on directly. Eeek!

hayleylou Wed 01-Jun-05 17:17:32

sorry forgot to say it was in a face cloth type thing.. sorry

bossykate Wed 01-Jun-05 17:49:51

grated potato on the affected area - honestly it does soothe the pain. otherwise, see your gp about a pile ointment with steroids (not sure if you can have this while pg, but gp will know). steroid cream heaps more effective than anusol. piles after dd's birth were agony.

mogwai Wed 01-Jun-05 18:07:42

try anusol HC rather than plain Anusol. I had one during my pregnancy but shifted it in a week with this, plus two bowls of all bran every day and moist toilet tissue (TMI sorry)

tjgx Thu 02-Jun-05 18:20:08

hi all thanx 4 ur imput...on my grocery stall...hahahahahaha well i have 2 make light of it dont i....or cry...went 2 c consultant 2day...and informed her of the stall which only sells grapes )) nothing can b done till ds is born ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...so its 3 weeks of pain....feel as if my poor bum doesnt belong 2 me...anusol is not doing much!! so anymore ideas 4 me xxxxxxxxxx

kangaruyu2 Mon 25-Jul-05 11:43:06

i have the 'Active Birth' book by Janet Balatsas (i think) which has heaps of good pregnancy yoga for all sorts of pg probs... anyway, legs up the wal and doing pelvic floor exercises helps to pull in the piles. (had them with my second).

hewlettsdaughter Mon 25-Jul-05 11:45:54

there's a product called a "valley cushion" you can get which is supposed to make it more comfortable when you are sitting down - you may be able to hire one - could you try contacting your local nct?

compo Mon 25-Jul-05 11:48:54

she's probably had the baby now as this is an old thread!

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