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What causes swelling up of the vagina during pregnancy?

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Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Question: I am 5 weeks pregnant. I have undergone ivf icsi. Since embryo transfer i have been using naturogest progestrone vaginal suppositries 3 times a day. Somehow while inserting it i am feeling my vaginal entry is closed and swelled up. Is it due to dryness which is caused by suppositries. I am really tensed.
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Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol (39 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns.

Swelling of vagina feeling could be due to the frequent insertion of pessaries which is normal.

As far as it is not causing pain, no need to worry about it.

Continue with your medicines.

Let me know if you need anymore help.

Regards
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What causes swelling up of the vagina during pregnancy?

Brief Answer: Yes Detailed Answer: Hi, I understand your concerns. Swelling of vagina feeling could be due to the frequent insertion of pessaries which is normal. As far as it is not causing pain, no need to worry about it. Continue with your medicines. Let me know if you need anymore help. Regards