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inner labia is swollen and stiff

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Especially if you had unprotected sex to be sure it's not an infection. Pain like you're describing can sometimes occur from local trauma from sex but ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: You may have a hematoma or collection of blood. An exam would be helpful. Depending on the reason it should resolve.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
36 years experience Dermatology
Could be: Some women are more prone to yeast infections while taking antibiotics. The itching can be intense and you may notice a "cottage cheese" type of disc ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Not: If the labia are swollen after sex, it may be due to inadequate lubrication of the vulva & vagina during intercourse. This is related to estrogen prod ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Not: If the labia are swollen after sex, it may be due to inadequate lubrication of the vulva & vagina during intercourse. This is related to estrogen prod ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margaret Gourlay
22 years experience Family Medicine
Inner labial pain: Generalized redness and swelling here can be due to minor irritation from tight clothing, feminine care products or a mild yeast infection. Wear comf ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Couple things: Sex involved friction of penile tissue to female genital tissue. So, prolonged sex may cause temporary swelling from friction. However, infection is ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Leaving in tampons for prolonged periods of time strongly encourages bacteria growth which can infect the labia. When tampons are left in place for lo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: See a GYN or your Primary care provider.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swollen labia minora: The inner labia usually are not swollen unless there is an infection present. A MD exam will make that determination. A hot sitz bath can take away an ... Read More
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