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this vagina ain't pretty no mo.....

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forevermore Fri 15-Jul-05 23:44:05

vaginal varicose veins at 34 weeks and feel like an alien is about to break loose.

bulges and bumps all over..what can i do, why is this happening?. anyone out there experienced this?

give me back piles any day!

Redhelen Sat 16-Jul-05 13:21:01

Not something I know much about!

Have you spoken to your mw? Pregnancy - what we have to go through!?

Take care

LadyLazarus Sat 16-Jul-05 20:48:28

ooh no I didn't even know you could get them there! You have my full sympathy tho, sounds pretty grim... what does midwife say about it?

charleepeters Sat 16-Jul-05 20:52:51

I got strech marks down there but there now covered up with pubes

talk to your mw if your worried, they see them everyday they wont even flinch

LadyLazarus Sat 16-Jul-05 20:57:33

you are all making me curious! I haven't looked at mine since I got pg!!! Don't make me get the mirror out

luvlymum Sat 16-Jul-05 20:59:16

I read something about these when I was pregnant and it said they disappear after the baby is born so don't worry too much, try putting a cold compress on your vagina to ease the discomfort, just a suggestion! I think you get them because of increased blood supply or something.

spidermama Sat 16-Jul-05 20:59:32

Ouch! That sounds bad. Neils Yard does an excellent homeopathic piles cream which might help.

God! No-one warns you about this stuff do they?

shhhh Sat 16-Jul-05 23:06:45

wait until you have had baby if you have torn...Now thats a differnet ball game! It took me 4 weeks to "check things out down there" and believe me it was scary ! Mmm... don't think needle work was my mw hobby ! Made worse when dh commented that "he was sure they has stiched up "something" incorrectly as it didn't look like it used to" LOL how odd did I feel !
Everything you body goes through is all worth it though for the end result.

nannyjo Sat 16-Jul-05 23:08:33

i didn't notice any difference? neither did DH (have asked his opinion!

shhhh Sat 16-Jul-05 23:18:52

nannyjo forgot to say: I didn't think it looked too different, think hubby must have forgotten what it should have looked like..following the birth it had been over 9 months since he last saw it .!! LOL

hester Sun 17-Jul-05 10:20:55

Oh, you poor thing. My SIL had terrible trouble with these through all her pregnancies, but everything got back to normal afterwards and no long-term impact.

ScrewballMuppet Sun 17-Jul-05 10:36:40

Wincing at the varicose veins.....feeling for you and that cold compress someone suggested sounds a great idea.

Ive been stitched up twice and my labia is even bigger think I've sprouted wings down below

kangaruyu2 Mon 25-Jul-05 11:28:10

just discovered what 'vulval varicosity' is myself. i had noticed pain while trying my squats... and discovered it while squatting in the bath for a wash. it's just worked its way up from the one in my leg. i'm figuring, after the birth of this kid, that i'm gonna save up for a nip, suck and boob lift... cellulite's out of control too!

Flumpette Wed 27-Jul-05 19:20:48

Hi. My sister had these and it scared her as she bled but it was a varicose breaking. I guess it's the pressure. Have you shown your midwife? Perhaps it's wise. Horrible thought.

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