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What causes leg pain during pregnancy?

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In brief: One cause Veins

Many women have inherited the gene for venous disease.
Then with hormones of pregnancy, increased pressure on the pelvic veins and leg veins. There is venous reflux. Please wear prescription support stockings throughout your pregnancy.

In brief: One cause Veins

Many women have inherited the gene for venous disease.
Then with hormones of pregnancy, increased pressure on the pelvic veins and leg veins. There is venous reflux. Please wear prescription support stockings throughout your pregnancy.
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
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Dr. Lillian Schapiro
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Possible blood clot

Many women are awakened by leg cramps at night.
Try stretching before you go to bed. Stay well hydrated. A cramp in the leg can also mean that you have a blood clot, especially but not necessarily if it is accompanied by swelling. You need to discuss this with your doctor as it can be very dangerous.

In brief: Possible blood clot

Many women are awakened by leg cramps at night.
Try stretching before you go to bed. Stay well hydrated. A cramp in the leg can also mean that you have a blood clot, especially but not necessarily if it is accompanied by swelling. You need to discuss this with your doctor as it can be very dangerous.
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
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