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varicose veins in ladies bits

(7 Posts)
LimesMum Wed 30-Mar-16 16:03:47

I'm really really struggling with this, I have posted before but can't seem to find it

It's absolute agony and hurts whether I sit or stand for too long, walking doesn't seem too bad.

Lying is the best but almost impossible with my very mobile job and 2 year old

Has anyone got any advice?

Also so scared of giving birth? Any reassurance on this would be greatly appreciated

Thanks

LimesMum Thu 31-Mar-16 21:02:21

Bump

LostAtTheFair Fri 01-Apr-16 21:08:43

I think that you should go to your GP and get this checked out - sounds similar to haemorrhoids and they can prescribe steroids. Another possibility is to go to a physiotherapist with a special interest in gynaecology. Best of luck

alltheworld Fri 01-Apr-16 21:11:44

I had this. No problem in childbirth and they disappeared immediately after

3isthemajicnumber Fri 01-Apr-16 21:27:19

Hi I had this in pg's 2 and 3. I had a normal birth with number 2 and it was not a problem at. I told my midwife about it I think but not my gp. I remember though I did feel awful about it in pregnancy. It really got me down. The good news is they disappeared after both babies were born though straight away.

3isthemajicnumber Fri 01-Apr-16 21:28:29

Oh and also my midwife recommended wearing a maternity towel to sort of hold you in. It all adds to how attractive you feel doesn't it.

LimesMum Fri 01-Apr-16 22:10:51

Thanks! Been doing lots of research and most seem to say they go soon after birth and don't cause a problem?!

Just wondered if anyone has used a fembrace v brace?? They are very expensive and obviously not returnable so don't want to waste my money!!

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