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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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

Late pregnancy: In late pregnancy the vagina swells due to increase in blood flow. The vagina has to change to allow a baby's head to fit through. This change can make the vagina feel swollen or tight or irritated. ...Read more

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

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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Is it healthy to wash my vagina with cold water during pregnancy?

Is it healthy to wash my vagina with cold water during pregnancy?

Soap and Water: It does not sound hygienic. Doesn't warm water with soap work better at cleansing? ...Read more

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

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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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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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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