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blood blisters around vagina?
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FamilyOf42010 posted:
I am 36 weeks pregnant second time. I have had these blood blisters appear around the lips of my vagina occasionally for years. About 12 years ago I had genital warts that were burned off and have never had an outbreak since. I have been with the same partner for 9 years now and he was a virgin when we began dating. He has had no signs of having the warts and I have had no other STD. Anyone else have this happen or any suggestions as to what it may be?
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orin34 responded:
I didn't have it "down there", BUT I had a pyrogenic granuloma (sp?) on my chest that I had removed when I was about 4 months along. The pregnancy hormones basically made a bloodvessel grow out of control and burst out of the skin. It wasn't pretty and it got to the point where it was huge (like double the size of a #2 pencil eraser) and then it got infected. It drove me INSANE.
 
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FamilyOf42010 replied to orin34's response:
have put this same post on other forums and they are trying to say its herpes. when i get these blisters they are dark purple, filled with blood, i only get one or two at a time. they dont itch, hurt or scab and usually go away on their own in a couple days. i figure herpes my DF would have gotten by now after 9 years and i wouldnt have delivered my son naturally 3 and a half years ago with no problems but premature lungs and an infection. but i tested positive for GBS and went into labor so rapidly i didnt get all the antibiotics administered and i had a terrible cold at the time. i googled pictures of herpes and nothing looks like what i have. the pictures on google look puss filled scabby and alot in one area. mine is one or two inches apart that are dark red/purple. filled with blood no pus no scab no itching
 
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mrsmiu replied to FamilyOf42010's response:
Have you ever shown these to your doctor? She should be able to confirm what it is/isn't. It doesn't sound like herpes to me, but best to get it checked because I know that can hurt the baby if you deliver naturally and are unprepared for that (with a herpes infection).
 
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casperkawa responded:
Very weird that you posted this because I just noticed the same thing down there, this is my fifth pregnancy and I have been with my husband now for sixteen years and we are both faithful. So I know it is not herpes. I went tot he docs last week because I thought I had a bacterial infection and she saw them and siad nothing. I was going to ask but was a little embarassed. But if it were something I am sure she would of said something, I also was sent to the hospital because the babies heart rate was high and they wanted a NST the nurse did a catheder and she said nothing about them and I am sure she saw them, this must be a normal thing, so maybe next time I go I will ask. Don't worry about it too much.
Me(36)DH(39) DS(16)DS(15)DS(12)DD(9) Due July 9,But will be induced by July 2. Pregnant after tubal, our miracle baby..
 
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jbeers responded:
I asked my doctor about these before I got pregnant, I was sure it was an STD and was petrified! She said it is basically from the hair tugging, and said that keeping yourself well groomed will help eliminate them.
 
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blathereen replied to orin34's response:
Rather personal question: do you use a vibrator? I find that I get blood blisters pretty frequently when I use my vibrator. I stop using it, they go away. I asked my ob/gyn about it, and he said they were harmless.
 
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ReneeErin responded:
I had the same thing happen last pregnancy and asked my Dr. about it. Turns out it was part of a varicose vein. This time I have LOTS of varicose veins in that area, unfortunately.
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