The Big H (hemorroids - TMI)
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|Tue, 09-22-2009 - 7:13am|
Has anyone else had the unfortunate opportunity to experience hemorroids during PGcy?
I've had a few small fissures up to this point but yesterday - cue scary music- I got an external hemorroid!! Ouch!! By the time I got home from work, I was in so much pain that I could barely walk. I bought some Prep H after talking with a pharmacist who said it would be safe to use while PG but of course after coming home and referencing my PGcy books, they say it's best not to use because it could be absorbed into the bloodstream. Great. So I tried an at-home remedy instead - icing the area - and that provided instant relief and allowed me to get a somewhat decent night's sleep.
Upon waking up this morning, I had to go #2 but was so afraid to poop! I actually feel better now and am hoping it's going away. Of course last night as I was icing myself, DH comes in the room and says "I think something's wrong with my eye - does it look red?" and I just glared at him and said "Honey, I'd gladly take an irritated eye over a