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I have developed varicose veins of the vulva

Hi Alex
I`m now 30wks with #2 and have developed varicose veins of the vulva, and fortunatley they have subsided somewhat in the past 2wks. Is there anything I should be doing or avoiding? Am I correct in assuming they will go away after the birth?
Cheers
Nonie

Sarah...
Answer: Hi Nonie, These are sometimes an unfortunate side effect of pregnancy. They will subside after the birth. You can try not standing for long periods, elevating your legs when sitting and using ice packs when they are uncomfortable. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 22 Jan 2009