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There are a number of safe approaches that a woman can take during pregnancy. Obviously to consume, a sufficient amount of fiber in the diet, a sufficient amount of fluids to avoid straining when she's doing her business on the commode. Taking a stool softeners, topical therapies for protruding hemorrhoids, as well as hemorrhoidal band ligation all may be appropriate for the treatment of hemorrhoids in a pregnant woman. However, as is always the case, anytime a pregnant woman wants to embark on a particular form of treatment during her pregnancy, she should always seek the counsel of her OBGYN physician first.

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Eugene Trowers, MD, MPH, FACP


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in General Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
  • Graduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1976 and has been in practice for over 42 years 
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, and The Best Doctors in America: Central Region

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