So, I've been panicing that I might start bleeding from the baby or from the SCH that I have (had) but color me freaked out this morning when in the toilet I saw a bunch of bright red blood. This was a bit alarming and I immediately wiped my front to see if it was from my vagina....nope.... wipe my tooshy again and yep... it came from my bum!
I have no pain and I feel totally fine. I have never had a hemmeroid in my life... and I know you can get them when your pregnant, could I have one and not know it or have any symptoms from it? Other than the bleeding of course. Its not pouring out or anything and I've only seen it once this morning when I got up and I did have a bit of a strain to go and then once again when I went to pee just now.
I have been fairly bound up lately and do seem to have push a lot for my bowel movements... since its bright red blood I'm assuming its not from deep inside. Has anybody else had this happen? I'm not really one to freak out and run to the ER and I feel totally fine... so, I dunno. Should I call my OB or just wait and see if it lets up if I stay off the potty for a while?
Re: Rectal Bleeding?
I keep Tucks and some preparation h gel on hand to use when I get a hemorrhoid, too.
GL- they are a PITA- literally!
We all get it no matter how well we eat, it's just a part of pregnancy. Especially if we have to take extra iron (which I do).
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Happened to me last time, around third trimester, then again for a few months after baby. If you take stool softeners it will help, then once the tear is healed you won't need them any more.
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Thanks ladies. And now by the afternoon it seems totally gone. I have been trying to get a lot of fiber and I drink a lot of water (pretty much all I drink)... but I dunno if I need iron as well. Think I probably need to get like a full vitamin work up or something. But I am doing ok now, it was only there for the first few times I went to the bathroom this morning. Now, its like it never happened.
So, I'm guessing it was because I was straining too much.
Apple juice eh? I had been drinking orange juice from time to time but I can get some of that too.
Sorry to hear you went through all that too.... fun things to look forward to.