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What does it mean when the left side of your vagina is swollen

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like an: infection. You nee to see your gynecologist

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vagina: Difficult to say without knowing how acute or chronic?, how intense is the swelling and pain, best go to er for eval or page your obgyn. Take care.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Cyst: You may have a vaginal infection see your doctor for evaluation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Infection: This could be an infection or trauma. See a gyn doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Irritation: There are tons of reasons why this may be happening. If you have an infection such as yeast, bacterial vaginosis, it's common to have some of the sym ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: If you have a discharge can be an infection such as yeast, trauma for sex can cause swellin, or a reaction to any lotion cream or medication you place ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many things: Without more information it's hard to know exactly what it means. The side of the face could mean a dental infection, an infection of the saliva gland ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs exam: Lumps,bumps, blisters, swelling, ulcers and other skin changes on the genitals require an exam. A doctor would need to see what you are referring to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Examine: It would need to be examined to accurately answering you question. It is best to see a physician in person.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Shire
39 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Watch and wait: Could be a blepharospasm or even a spasm of the facial nerve. These usually disappear the way they came. May be caused from a virus. If it continues ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not normal: If it is a new finding, and no trauma, not normal. Give it a week, if still present, your best bet would be to see an oral surgeon for assessment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
30 years experience Pediatrics
Facial pain: The answer depends on many variable factors. Possibilities include a migraine headache, sinus or ear infection, or tooth related pain. If the pain l ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolapse?: Based on your description, it sounds like you had an exam, probably for reasons related to symptoms you are experiencing. It also sounds like the exp ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Just less concerning: Often middle/deep sternal chest or left sided pain is more concerning heart-related issue and right sided pain is less urgent/concerning. Liver/gallbl ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Pain: Pain is your body's way of telling that something is wrong. Unfortunately, pain is not specific. Without further information, i can not say what cause ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
When?: Ovaries produce cysts each month so this normal and not usually source of pain. If its just one spot on left or right that she points to with one fing ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Fibrocystic disease: The most common causes are: fibrocystic breast disease (benign cysts in the breast under hormonal influence) and myofascial syndrome which includes fi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly cysts: It is harder to tell the cause of the pain in your abdomen and pelvic compared to other areas, however pain on the right side of your pelvis could be ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many : Many possibilities exist. Infection such as viral or bacterial tonsillitis, tonsillar abscess and also cancer can cause that. There are many other cau ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Itchy ear canal: A persistently itchy ear canal is often seen in patients who avidly "clean" their ear with q-tips, stripping the canal of the protective and lubricant ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Not the brain!! : The brain itself cannot feel pain ! pain is due to pressure or irritation of tissues such as muscles, blood vessels or meninges the headache you are ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Get checked: Whenever it hurts to urinate, you should be checked for infection, including sexually transmitted diseases.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Get evaluated: It means it's time to talk to a professional! without further details its hard to know what is going on, but it is worth an evaluation as soon as poss ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
By blood tests: You are in the 50th %.
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