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Doctor insights on: Sore Swollen Vagina During Pregnancy

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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Cycle just finished, used lubricant during intercourse. Vagina is sore swollen, irritated, tissue inside vagina is sorta white and won't wipe off.

Cycle just finished, used lubricant during intercourse. Vagina is sore swollen, irritated, tissue inside vagina is sorta white and won't wipe off.

Maybe yeast infectio: You may have a yeast infection. Try using an over the counter vaginal antifungal creams such as Monistat. If problem persists then see your doctor it may be an allergic reaction or another type of infection. ...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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Does pregnancy cause the vagina to swell?

Does pregnancy cause the vagina to swell?

No it dies not: Pregnancy does not cause vagina to swell. But there are changes in vagina at time of delivery, like starching of vaginal opening
but increased circulation in vagina early in the pregnancy changes the color from normal light pink to purple hue which is called chadwick sign. ...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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How early does your vagina swell in pregnancy?

How early does your vagina swell in pregnancy?

No it does not: Pregnancy does not cause vagina to swell. But there are changes in vagina at time of delivery, like starching of vaginal opening
but increased circulation in vagina early in the pregnancy changes the color from normal light pink to purple hue which is called chadwick sign. ...Read more

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Is your vagina supposed to hurt during pregnancy?

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

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Does the inside of your vagina swell in pregnancy?

Does the inside of your vagina swell in pregnancy?

Yes: You can see this especially as you get further along in the third trimester ...Read more

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Do the walls of your vagina swell in early pregnancy?

Do the walls of your vagina swell in early pregnancy?

Not normally.: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. May be ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Why a pregnant womens vagina gets painful during 8months of pregnancy?

See your dr: Many possible reasons from infection (stds or other)' but many people suffer. See your dr o ind pacific reason. ...Read more

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Vagina gets tight during pregnancy, is this normal?

Vagina gets tight during pregnancy, is this normal?

Yes: Your vagina may feel tighter; towards the end of pregnancy it loosens to accomodate the passage of the baby. ...Read more

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How deep will the penis go inside vagina for a normal human being with descent erection to have better chances for pregnancy during her ovulation?

How deep will the penis go inside vagina for a normal human being with descent erection to have better chances for pregnancy during her ovulation?

Good luck: Just ejaculate in the vagina and nature will take care of the rest. This is an exciting time for you, and too important to let old superstitions worry you. ...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

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Is it normal for the vagina to have a strong odor during pregnancy? Why?

Is it normal for the vagina to have a strong odor during pregnancy? Why?

NO but possible: Due to change in vaginal flora can occur, take nice baths, maintain good hygiene, speak to your OB doctor for a visit and you will be fine. ...Read more

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Re: pregnancy - does your vagina swell or become tighter if you are pregnant?

It can: Increased blood flow to the pelvis and vagina can cause a feeling of swelling. It is normal. ...Read more

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What are bumps on vagina during pregnancy?

What are bumps on vagina during pregnancy?

Seeing is believing: This is a 'must see event'. Head to your OB md for a 'showing'. ...Read more

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Safe to ejacculate semen into vagina during pregnancy?

It is safe from the: Standpoint of not developing another pregnancy but one is still vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases. ...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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Can my husband insert his finger into my vagina during pregnancy?

Can my husband insert his finger into my vagina during pregnancy?

Yes: Sexual activity is usually OK during pregnancy unless there are high risk issues such as premature labor or other problems. Your doctor will usually let you know if sexual activity is prohibited. ...Read more

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Is it safe to shave the hair off from the vagina during pregnancy?

See below: The vagina has no hair, so I think you are asking is it safe to shave the vulva during pregnancy- yes. ...Read more

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Vagina feeling heavy with discharge could it be early pregnancy dull ache as well?

Vagina feeling heavy with discharge could it be early pregnancy dull ache as well?

Can't say: It could be, but can't say. Symptoms could go with pregnancy but are not reliable. Shortly before your expected period you can do a hpt and find out. ...Read more