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A 18-year-old female asked:

i'm having a burning and swelling feeling in my vagina. there's also a chance i could be pregnant. what could it be?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Vaginal infection: See your doctor for evaluation for a vaginal infection. They are common and easily treated.

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A 36-year-old female asked:

Re: pregnancy - does your vagina swell or become tighter if you are pregnant?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Urogynecology 28 years experience
It can: Increased blood flow to the pelvis and vagina can cause a feeling of swelling. It is normal.
A member asked:

Could the swelling inside the vagina mean pregnancy?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: Though i would be more worried about an allergic reaction.
A 50-year-old member asked:

Does your internal vagina swell when pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Increased blood flow: Your bloodflow increases in pregnancy and certain parts of your body become engorged, such as your cervix and vagina, and that's totally normal.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Does your vagina walls swell when you are pregnant?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christina Han
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes, due to the increased blood flow to your pelvic organs, there can be some engorgement of the vaginal walls.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Does pregnancy cause the vagina to swell?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it dies not: Pregnancy does not cause vagina to swell.But there are changes in vagina at time of delivery, like starching of vaginal opening but increased circulation in vagina early in the pregnancy changes the color from normal light pink to purple hue which is called chadwick sign.

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Last updated Apr 2, 2013

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