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Frequently get pains causing swollen veins post delivery, gentle rubbing on veins cause pain. Cause and cure?

since i fell pregant last year i;ve been getting pains and anytime i look where the pain is my vein is swollen, i ve come to realise that my veins swell and cause the pain but i don t know why, i gave birth 9 months ago and this is still happening. even if i very gently rub over the top of my vein when they are like this it is very very sore
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Due to weight of the fetus the venous return decreases due to which there is stagnation of venous blood in lower limbs. So what you need to do is get an color doppler for both lower limbs venous studies done .

and if dvt (deep Vein Thrombosis) is proven start with blood thinners

Hope this helps
Answered: Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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