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Vulva Varicose Veins During Pregnancy
A condition characterized by dilated and elongated veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to the heart. In varicose veins, the valves are dysfunctional so blood moves forward and back, causing the enlarged vessels. Varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for ...Read more
Minimal: Varicose veins in the legs are due to an underlying vein flow problem in the leg itself, and although associated varicosities can spread proximally, this is very rare. Vulvar or labial varicosities generally arise from a pelvic source, and are most commonly seen in pregnancy, where they can become highly symptomatic, but can be treated very simply, to resolve pain, by serial injection treatments. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Vulvar varicosities: Vulvar or labial veins are quite common. They often present during pregnancy but can present without pregnancies & can also often persist after pregnancy but to a lesser degree. They may cause pain including pain with intercourse. You may have pelvic venous congestion causing these veins. If you have significant pain then get evaluated for ovarian vein reflux. Libido is likely unrelated to veins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely not: The most common age group is 30-60, but I have treated patients from age 17-93. Most common causes of varicose veins are family history or genetics, pregnancy, trauma, occupations or activities with prolonged standing or sitting, and hormonal influences, which is where menopause would play a role. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Hormones play a role: Female hormones such as estrogen fluctuate in our menstral cycle and affect the "stretchiness" of our veins. This in turn causes the veins to enlarge which makes them throb. Some women will report similar symptoms on hormone therapy and during pregnancy, when our estrogen levels tend to fluctuate. If you have significant symptoms, consider wearing compression stockings and see a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Are varicose veins dangerous to have before and during pregnancy. I found two small purple veins and im worried it will cause clots when im pregnant?
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If his penis (with precum) touches my labia majora or the area between that and my vaginal opening during ovulation, what are the chances of pregnancy?
Compression stocking: Prescription compression stockings are the best treatment for prevention and care of varicose veins when you are pregnant. Ted hose usually don't give you enough compression. There is one study that has shown that nauea and vomiting during pregnancy can even be helped by wearing compression stockings! if you have vulvar and labial varicose veins, a v2 supporter can help. Talk to your obstetrician. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What causes varicose veins, and severe swelling of the legs and feet during pregnancy, and how can I treat it myself at home?
Compression stocking: The pressure of the baby on to draining system- veins is one of the causes for venous reflux. To prevent swelling, pain, and cramps use compression stockings 20mmHg. Also, elevate your legs/feet when in bed or at home. Usually it gets better after the baby, residual disease can be treated with ablation in future if it persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother has unilateral varicose veins. It's so huge and some redness. She develop during pregnancy. Is it not dangerous to elevate foot few times?
I'm returning to work from maternity leave. During pregnancy i developed varicose veins and have achey legs. Can tights cause circulation/clotting?
Varicose veins: pregnancy can be a causative factor for varicose veins. Usually they will resolve within several months after completion of the pregnancy, however, use of a compression stocking during daily activities would be helpful. The length of the stocking could be a calf length, or a pantyhose. Appropriate fitted compression stockings are beneficial and improve the circulation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have really bad vulvar vericose veins. Very swollen and painful. So wants sex. But even touching to clean is painfull. Advice to make sex less painful?
I have some light varicose veins and “brawny” skin discoloration near my right ankle (small area). Which specialist(s) could treat this problem?How?
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 4 more doctor answers
Can be treated: Varicose veins can be an uncomfortable and unsightly problem for many. When veins are particulary uncomfortable there are several different procedures that can be done. Treatements range from stopping the blood flow to the swollen vein with a laser, to surgically removing the entire damaged vein. A vein treatment center or a vascular surgeon can review all the current options for treatment. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
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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