A 60-year-old female asked:
Vaginal lip on left side feels like a hard swollen vein and itches bad i want to rub it between my fingers to get relief then it hurts is this bad?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingstonanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Varicose vein?: You will need to see a doctor for an exam to determine the cause. It sounds like it might be a varicose vein though. People think of these as only happening on the legs. The labia is actually a common spot for them. See a doctor and try not to mash on it.
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Dr. John Landianswered
Phlebology 49 years experience
Labial veins: Labial/vaginal veins are very common and they can clot to form superficial phlebitis. Once clotted they can be evacuate with local anesthesia with immediate relief. There are, however, other causes of hard areas along the labia such as a Bartholin cyst or localized infection. Start by seeing you GYN.
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Last updated Aug 21, 2019
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