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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Several..: Friction, irritation,,,,mechanical/chemical, infection.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of things: If the sex is too rough, too long, too dry etc, the labia minora can become inflamed. It is not normal, but it is not uncommon. Using extra lubricant ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, trauma from intercourse, cyst enlargement, varicocoele, hidr ... Read More
Dr. John Di Saia
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Trauma/infection: Trauma, infection or allergy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: The level of "trauma" to the labia minora can be minor or more severe. Sex that is too long, too rough, too dry etc can cause severe swelling. It is a ... Read More
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Dr. John Di Saia
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Excitement for one: Excitement, trauma, allergy and infection are all common causes.
A 29-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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, trauma from intercourse, cyst enlargement, varicocoele, hidr ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It sounds like an infected bartholin's gland. Antibiotics, or possibly surgery, are needed. If the antibiotics do not work, then surgical incision i ... Read More
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A 18-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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Such as yeast or herpes or bacterial or allergic rx, see your gyn for an evaluation so the proper cultures can be done.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Ointment?: I suggest that you see a GYN and avoid any ointment to the area, unless prescribed by your doctor. Is it possible that this irritation is related to s ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Vaginal swelling : Would f/u with MD may be yeast infection or include swollen infected Bartholin gland which may need lancing or other infection.( never had herpes in ... Read More
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