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Will Varicose Veins In My Genital Area Go Away After Birth
Varicose veins are dilated, elongated, winding, tortuous veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins usually have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to te heart. Varicose veins have dysfunctional valves so blood moves forward and back which causes the enlarged vessels. These varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for a ...Read more
How long after giving birth does it take perineal varicose veins to go away? What can I do to help them go away?
No association: There isn't an established association between birth control pills and varicose veins or spider veins. Both are made worse by prolonged standing. Varicose veins also get worse during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about methods to minimize varicose veins. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to take a birth control pill that has risks of blood clots when you have varicose veins?
Should Not Matter: Although the use of hormonal birth control does have a higher risk for potential clotting, the presence of varicose veins shouldn't effect which method to use. More importantly, you should seek treatment from a qualified vein specialist to get your varicosities and the underlying cause taken care of, and then you may use any birth control you wish. Treatment is minimally invasive and easy to have. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Many have vv with pregnancy, and superficial or deep venous thrombosis is not uncommon. Pregnancy increases the risk of blood clots, and pain over a vv implies blood clot within, and presents as a cord like area, often with surrounding redness, heat, rubbery/ firm to touch. Suggest that you see your doctor about this, for superficial thrombophlebitis can extend into the deep system in some cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not really: Although varicose veins can hurt after giving birth, you need to be cautious, as dr. Proffitt said. Pregnancy is a hypercoagulable condition. That means that your risk of getting a blood clot when pregnant is higher than normal. That increased risk doesn't go back to normal until at least 6 weeks after delivery. If you have a painful vein, see your doctor to make sure you don't have a clot. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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