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Varicose Veins In Vagina
33 weeks pregnant & have cramping/sharp pains in my vagina.Ultrasound fine, obgyn said like varicose veins in my vagina? Feels like i'm dilating.
Vaginal veins.: Vaginal veins are actually quite common during pregnancy and tend to worsen as the duration of the pregnancy increases. They can be due to back flow (reflux) either through the ovarian, hypogastric or saphenous veins. Once the pregnancy is over, the veins usually resolve. During pregnancy, support panty hose and leg elevation may help. After delivery, see a vein specialist. ...Read more
Are dilated, elongated, winding, tortuous superficial leg veins. Upright position, meager tissular support, heredity, gender (female hormones/pregnancies) and life style may distend the vein triggering valvular incompetence and gravitational down flow (reflux) while the increased venous pressure will assure the progressive ...Read more
I'm 30 wks prego & I'm having vaginal pain.I have varicose veins down there but now I have a tender spot on my vagina.Should I be worried?
VV and pregnancy: Varicose veins in the legs and vaginal varicose veins are very common during pregnancy. These veins enlarge due to the pressure of the uterus on the intra abdominal veins causing the leg veins to enlarge. Local care for vaginal veins with wet warm compresses may help. If these is a clotted painful vein, it can be drained under local anesthesia. See a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 38wks and I have really big vericose veins in my vagina that are practically protruding into a 3rd lip, will these affect my delivery?
Limited effects: Small varicose veins of the vaginal region with pregnancy are common. Larger varicose veins like you describe are uncommon. The veins have limited effect on a vaginal delivery. Early ambulation post delivery is important. Vaginal varicose veins maybe associated with large varicose veins in the pelvis, internal. This could result in increased bleeding with the need for a c-section delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean to have varicose veins in your uterus/uterus area and how do they develop? I had quite a few in my ultrasound last week.
Ovarian vein reflux: When patients are told that they have "varicose veins in or around the uterus" they are usually diagnosed with ovarian vein reflux causing pelvic congestion syndrome. This is the most common reason that patients develop enlarged varicosities in the pelvis. It is caused by backward venous flow with elevated vein pressure in the pelvis. Consider therapy if symptoms bother. Consult vascular doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Genes and behavior: There are many factors that contribute to varicose veins. Some of these are genetics, standing for lengthy periods, gravity or hormones. Today's technology allows surgeons to perform treatment for varicose veins using minimally invasive techniques. This allows for faster healing and return to work in just a few days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
They can be: Varicose veins may be of cosmetic concern, but commonly cause symptoms such as leg heaviness, leg fatigue, itching, night cramps, and restless legs. They can also lead to leg swelling, eczema, skin inflammation, and leg ulceration. Phlebitis can occur in a varicose vein, which could lead to a blood clot. Consult a phlebologist (http://www.Phlebology.Org/) to discuss your particular condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See vein specialist: I would recommended seeing a vein specialist will likely recommend an ultrasound of you leg veins to look for the cause of your varicose veins. Often, treatment may involve compression stockings (conservative treatment), laser or radiofrequency closure of the veins with bad valves that are causing the varicose veins, phlebectomy of surgical removal of the varicose veins, or sclerotherapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prolonged standing : Heredity, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, hormones, pregnancies, weight lifting, not using compression stockings, heat ( hot climates), inactivity, not using your calf muscle...Some say obesity but even skinny people have varicose veins. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varicose veins: The symptoms of varicose veins can include leg aching, pain, heaviness, tiredness, fatigue, itching, burning, swelling, throbbing, restlessness, and cramping. Typically the symptoms get worse the longer you are on your feet during the day. Occasionally, people probably are aware of when a small vein "blows out." they will have a pain and get a bruise where they didn't have an injury. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bulging veins: Varicose veins are bulging wormy-appearing veins, generally of the legs. They will typically get larger when you stand and then shrink up when you elevate your legs and drain the blood from the legs. You can sometimes have associated swelling, an itchy rash, hyperpigmentation of the skin, or even an ulcer or open wound with severe cases. If you aren't sure, i would recommend you see your doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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