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Is your vagina supposed to hurt during pregnancy?

Is your vagina supposed to hurt during pregnancy?

It may be: Uncomfortable at times -especially in more advanced pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What causes the vagina to hurt during pregnancy if there's a normal pregnancy?

Infection: You might have an infection - and you need to get this checked immediately - as you might also have an UTI ...Read more

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Do obgyns routinely test for herpes during pregnancy? I have a patch of little bumps by my vagina. They've been there for weeks. They don't hurt thoug

Do obgyns routinely test for herpes during pregnancy? I have a patch of little bumps by my vagina. They've been there for weeks. They don't hurt thoug

Not herpes: These bumps definitely are not herpes. Lesions of genital herpes go from red bump to blister to sore (with scab if on a dry surface) and then heal over 1-3 weeks. Genital warts are a possibility, but maybe nothing abnormal. Show your obstetrician. Some Ob's test routinely for HSV infection, but most probably do not -- but if you remain concerned about herpes, probably she will test you. Good luck! ...Read more

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During pms is it normal for the cramps to be only in the vagina or is it pregnancy cramps? Period is supposed to be in 5 days?

During pms is it normal for the cramps to be only in the vagina or is it pregnancy cramps? Period is supposed to be in 5 days?

Take a test: The best way to determine the difference between menstrual cramps and pregnancy is through a pregnancy test. Cramps are not reliable way to determine if one is pregnant. Most do not have cramps during the early days of pregnancy before a menstrual cycle is even missed. Other causes of pelvic pain should be investigated if the pain continues. ...Read more

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Does vagina change during pregnancy?

Does vagina change during pregnancy?

Yes: The vagina can swell with more blood supply. Some women will develop varicose veins in their labia as well. Also there tends to be more discharge due to increased hormones. ...Read more

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Can i wash my vagina during pregnancy?

You don't need to : Internally wash out your vagina. You can clean the outside of your genitalia. ...Read more

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Does vagina becomes wet during pregnancy?

Yes it can: Vaginal moisture and "wetness" is often attributed to fluid movement across the walls of the vagina which become vascularly engorged especially when stimulated or excited. However general pelvic vascular congestion occurs during pregnancy and can result in enlargement of vuvlvar structures, varicosities, and increased moisture. ...Read more

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Dose the vagina get looser during pregnancy.

Dose the vagina get looser during pregnancy.

Possible: multiple pregnancies, age, weight, obesity are also factors. I suggest that all woman of child bearing use do daily Kegel maneuvers to tighten the PC muscles and vaginal floor. ...Read more

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Can I use vagina cotren tablet during pregnancy?

Can I use vagina cotren tablet during pregnancy?

Check with your MD: Cotren (cotrimazole ) used in vaginal fungal infections , although safe not fully tested in pregnant woman for safety , especially first trimester , no ill effects in animal studies , must check with your OB doctor before using ...Read more