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#1 of 5 Old 11-15-2012, 11:44 AM - Thread Starter
 
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...among other things. And I'm not talking about stretch marks. I'm talking about a (yes, I'll just say it) hemorrhoid that never went away after the last pregnancy. I'm very embarrassed and self-conscious about it and I'm wondering how the rest of you single and dating moms deal with things like this? I would love your thoughts. And I am specifically talking about single mothers. I know it's not really an issue when you're partnered with the man you had the pregnancy with (btdt).

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Why not get it removed?  In some cases, it can become thrombosed.  It's a very quick same day procedure.  You get injected with a local anesthetic and it gets cut out.  End of story.  I had it done right after DD's birth because mine hurt so badly I could barely sit down.  

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i think they are common enough that your date wont even notice.(he probably has it himself) Even if youve never had a baby, chances are, your body isnt perfect. And if it is perfect, you wont think its perfect. 

 

Point is, you could always just keep the light low :-)

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Aren't there common complications with this surgery? And can't they just come right back? Maybe the person I know who had the surgery had a much worse case than me but they were in severe pain and immobile for days and then they came back anyway. 

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i think they are common enough that your date wont even notice.(he probably has it himself) Even if youve never had a baby, chances are, your body isnt perfect. And if it is perfect, you wont think its perfect. 

 

Point is, you could always just keep the light low :-)

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