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A 16-year-old female asked:

after having sex with my boyfriend, my inner left vaginal lip swelled up and turned purple/black and there's yellow crust? around it? rough sex cause?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Possible: You can have coital trauma and cause hematomas and bruising from sex. The yellow crust is a little less clear. Yellow crust and labial swelling could be from herpes, so it might be a good idea to see a gynecologist soon and if you're not using a condom, please do.

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Last updated Dec 25, 2014

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