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is it normal to have swollen labia after giving birth

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes. There is a lot of pushing going and and things can get pretty swollen down below. It takes a week or so to completely resolve. Use ice packs f ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Seek evaluation: Bilateral enlargement of labia minor and major is highly unusual and suggests an allergic reaction or lymphatic venous obstruction. See your gynecolog ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Rest & cold compress: Normal response after repeated impact. Cold compresses and rest will help go down.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
change hormones can: Cause swelling in some people as long as it goes away when the period starts and does not persisit, not much you can do except if you want to stop you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it is not normal: It is not normal to have swelling of labia and clitoris when taking bc pills.You should consult your gynecologist and get it checked.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be: This could be normal - depends on what you needed to have done - because you had a ruptured ectopic - you probably had more extensive surgery
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be: Most women complain of swelling the first few weeks after delivery. You may want to get your blood pressure checked to make sure this is not a cause
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What you do : Depends on the reason for the swelling. Possible reasons for swelling of the vagina / labia include allergic reaction/irritation due to latex condoms, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't shave labia.: The labial/ vulvar tissue is very delicate - you may have razor burn or you may be sensitize or allergic to product used in that area. Try a sitz bat ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Swollen labia: You have labia minora and majora. Swelling may be normal or abnormal especially if unilateral. It may be associated with benign or malignant condition ... Read More

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