Vulvar Varicose Veins?

I'm so embarrassed about this or more just annoyed but I have been having pain on the outside of my vagina the past 1-2 weeks and really didn't start to worry until the other day when I was having a BM and it felt like I was giving birth down there! Then last night in the shower I could feel the left side of my outer lip was swollen so I looked and it seems I have swollen veins. My husband said it looks like varicose veins and I looked it up, sure enough that's very common when pregnant because of the pressure your uterus puts on everything down there. Going to the doc this morning and hoping it's nothing bad. Just wondering if anyone else has gone through this? This is my 2nd and I didn't have this before, but I have been saying I feel like this baby is sitting lower than last time. So weird!! Ugh :/