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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs evaluation: There are many things that can cause this so an examination is warranted. Yeast infections are common and can be treated with an over the counter yeas ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
You may need to: get checked for vaginal infection, so please go see your GYN or family physician to get checked out. You also need a urine test to see if you have bl ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warm compress: Warmth improves blood flow and helps in healing. However you should see a doctor as unilateral swelling could be caused by an abscess.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Shoengold
45 years experience Urology
Urethral diverticula: The swelling may be a urethral diverticulum that occurs under the urethra. Sex is not a cause but you need an examination to determine the cause
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ouch: That sounds painful. The most common lesion like this in the vagina is going to be a Bartholin's gland cyst, if it's really big, then it could defini ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cyst: Swelling at the opening of the vagina can be a Bartholin's gland cyst. When the duct becomes blocked, fluid accumulates. They can frequently become ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Itch: you should not be embarrassed to see your doctor. If you have not had sexual relations in a while it limits the lesion to a benign irritation it m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I : I am answering this three days after you posed this question and ten days after your problem began. A skin abscess usually starts as a red, painful ar ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
It : It sounds like you are dealing with a vaginal yeast or bacterial infection. Since your vagina is dry and irritated the tissue is inflammed and having ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Verify: Sometimes a “cut” is just a cut. These heal on their own. Other times a “cut” is something else though - some common causes are genital herpes, yeast ... Read More

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