5 months old baby

Question: hai, I had problem of constipation during pregnancy,on consulting my doctor she told it's quite common because of iron tablets. am now mother to nearly 5 month old. I feel pain while passing stool. many a times notice blood run. I consulted doctor 2 months back, she told it's quite common that u have piles it ll be cured and advised medicine.. and told if it's not cured I have to go through a surgery...! Now please tell me when is it serious condition in piles. I had c section what ll be the surgical procedure. it's something like am not able to share with my husband too... I don't want to have surgery.. plz help

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Answer: Constipation can aggravate, or even cause, hemorrhoids (when stool is hard, the extra straining you'll need to eliminate it can put pressure on the veins in your rectal area and cause them to swell and bulge). They may also develop postpartum as a result of pushing during labor. : Avoid excessive strain during bowel movements. Allow gravity to help, but let your bowels do most of the work. If nothing happens, put it off for an hour or so, and try again but most importantly, don’t strain and force a bowel movement that isn’t happening naturally. : Stay hydrated. Increase your water consumption to at least 8-10 glasses each day. Stool (feces) contain significant amounts of water—and the more water a stool contains, the softer it will be, which makes it easier to pass. Consume more fiber in your diet. Fiber helps keep water in the stool and bulks it up so that it passes through the rectum and anus more easily--and in the case of hemorrhoids, with less pain. Good sources of fiber include: Seeds -- One hand full of chia seeds will ensure you will get enough fiber. Whole grains-- include brown rice, barley, corn, rye, bulgur wheat, kasha (buckwheat) and oatmeal Fruits, , beans Pay attention to nature’s call. Don’t wait once you feel the urge to have a bowel movement; go as soon as you can, but don’t sit and try for too long waiting—sitting is also associated with an increased risk of hemorrhoids. Put yourself on a regular schedule.See if you can arrange a regular time to have a bowel movement without interruptions around the same time every day. This tends to make bowel bleeding movements easier, and it turns out that having regular bowel movements is a great predictor of overall good health.