Varicose Veins....They are where? TMI

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Registered: 07-22-2008
Varicose Veins....They are where? TMI
Sat, 10-13-2012 - 9:56pm

HI Ladies( Possibly dads) I am 28 weeks and 3 days pregnant and My LO is measuring big (about 32 weeks) And Im starting to get varicose veins on my inner labia. They are filling with blood and becoming VERY swollen and painfull. I told my doctor about them and he says there is not much to do about them but they should go away after birth( which mine do but they never become this painful.) If anybody has anything helpful for me to do to reduce swelling and pain PLEASE share. I am already on bedrest because im dialated to almost a 2 and i also take hot baths to help but i only can do that during the night because i do have a 23 month old who is extremely active and does not take naps. 




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Registered: 04-30-2012
Sun, 10-14-2012 - 6:12pm

That sounds very uncomfortable. Can you use ice to help with the swelling? I don't really have a lot of advice other than that. . .I'm sorry! I hope it goes away soon though.

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Registered: 11-13-2005
Sun, 10-14-2012 - 8:27pm
Jumping over from the Nov EC, I have had them there since about 20 weeks. Yes, they are painful, not much you can do about them. My dr suggested ice to help with the swelling. Hang in there, you are not alone!