These are likely to emerge during the last few months of pregnancy, and pushing during delivery can exacerbate the situation. Those suffering from hemorrhoids can find relief in the form of sitz baths, topical medications, and pads. Unfortunately, hemorrhoids can be pretty difficult to get rid of. "I usually tease my patients and say, 'First to come, last to go,'" says Dr. Hoskins. "The hemorrhoids come during the third trimester of pregnancy and then they're still sort of hanging around by the fourth or fifth week [postpartum]."