Varicose Veins of Pregnancy
Venous insufficiency symptoms, such as leg pain, heaviness, varicose veins and swelling are quite common during pregnancy. An additional problem may affect pregnant women and that is pelvic varicose veins. Dilated veins appear around the vulva and inner part of the thighs and could be quite disturbing. Varicose veins of pregnancy should prompt the patient to seek medical advice and prevent all adverse events. Proper treatment and follow up are recommended: lifestyle, medications, compression stockings and in some rare cases: anticoagulant drugs.