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Fact or Fiction?

Every woman gets hemmroids during labor because of all the pushing? I had an acquaintance tell me this is true, doesnt sound right though....???

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tjandjenna

Asked by tjandjenna at 11:12 AM on Jun. 4, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • NOPE...ive never heard that..more like during preg. from the constipation...but not during labor for the pushing!
    sweetstkissez22

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 11:13 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • I didn't get hemorrhoids. I had a minor episode during pregnancy with my first, then had a C-section so didn't have to push. With my second, I didn't have hemorrhoids at all, during pregnancy or after pushing her out. So definitely not true.

    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:14 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • fiction.. i never had a single hemmorhoid during either of my 2 pregnancies or deliveries.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 11:15 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • does make sense though, because apparently pushing too hard during a bowel movement can cause a hemmorhoid. i guess it works differently when you are in labor.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 11:16 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • ty all :)
    tjandjenna

    Answer by tjandjenna at 11:16 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • False,not every women does
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 11:22 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • no i never have had them
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 11:28 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • This is my second pregnancy and I've never in my life had a hemmoroid.

    Good for you for questioning what your told! Not everyone does. My poor cousin went around thinking she would strangle one of her twins if she lifted her arms above her head while pregnant becaues our grandmother told her that!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:29 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • haha no
    moki1984

    Answer by moki1984 at 12:45 PM on Jun. 4, 2009

  • whomever told you that is not playinig with a full deck
    moki1984

    Answer by moki1984 at 12:45 PM on Jun. 4, 2009

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